Meza/Short procedure on how to submit a PR to Meza

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For Meza[edit]

  1. At github.com
    1. Log in to your an account at Github.com
    2. Visit the Meza project page at: https://github.com/enterprisemediawiki/meza
    3. Create a "Fork" of the official Meza project on your github account
  2. On your wiki server
    1. cd /opt/meza/
    2. git remote set-url origin https://github.com/<yourgitusername>/meza
    3. Edit the files you think are wrong or need improved
    4. git push -A "a few words about what your changes are"
  3. Back at https://github.com/<yourgitusername>/meza
    1. Verify that the changes you made a reflected in your fork of the meza project
    2. (optional) - Make a pull request (PR) in github using github gui tools to invite primary extension owner to "pull" your changes into their master repo.

For a specific extension on github[edit]

  1. On your wiki server
    1. vi either /opt/meza/config/core/MezaExtensions.yml or /opt/conf-meza/public/MezaLocalExtennsions.yml and identify the repo source and version of the extension you wish to develop
  2. At https://github.com
    1. Log in to your an account at Github.com
    2. Visit the extension project page at: https://github.com/<extension owner>/<extension name>
    3. Create a "Fork" of the official extension project on your github account
  3. On your wiki server
    1. cd to /opt/htdocs/mediawiki/extension/<extension name>
    2. git remote set-url origin https://github.com/<yourgitusername>/<extension name>
    3. Edit the files you think are wrong or need improved
    4. git push -A "a few words about what your changes are"
  4. Visit https://github.com/<yourgitusername>/<extension name>
    1. Verify that the changes you made a reflected in your fork of the extension
    2. (optional) - Make a pull request (PR) in github using github gui tools to invite primary extension owner to "pull" your changes into their master repo.

tgr's notes[edit]

You might set it something other than origin, but that's more of a personal workflow choice. e.g.:

  • git remote set-url fork ...;
  • git branch my-fix;
  • git commit;
  • git push fork;
  • git checkout master

...would be more of a feature branch type workflow