illumos gate README - Sept 12, 2010.
This is the illumos gate. This is the illumos source tree. It contains
the following subdirectories:
usr/src - The actual source code
exception_lists - These are lists of exceptional cases
used to limit noise during builds.
Ideally this directory would consist of
only empty files.
All changes must have been reviewed, and approved by and advocate
(below). A code review may be performed by someone other than the
advocate, but the final integration should still be approved by the
The advocate will want to see your webrev and hg outgoing -v. The
advocate will also ask about your testing, and may ask to see your
All changes must adhere to typical ON style and quality rules.
For example, pass full cstyle, applicable lint rules, etc.
All commits must include either a CDDL license, unless
approved otherwise by the gatekeeper, or the modified code
already carries a different license. Exceptions shall require
the approval of the gatekeeper.
Hg commits should have comments of the following form:
1234 This is a sample bug report synopsis
4567 If you have a second bug synopsis...
Reviewed by: firstname.lastname@example.org
Approved by: email@example.com
Each commit must have at least one bug id that is listed in the
illumos-gate project at www.illumos.org.
Please talk to the gatekeeper about personal branches. In general,
they will be allowed as long as we don't go *too* wild on them.
Gatekeeper: firstname.lastname@example.org (Interim)
IRC channel: #illumos on irc.freenode.net
Mailing list: email@example.com