Note: By submitting code, the contributor gives irretrievable consent to the redistribution and modification of the contributed source code as described in the PISM’s open source license.
There are many ways you can contribute to PISM:
- Fix typos, inaccuracies, and omissions in the manual
- Improve documentation of existing features
- Provide additional examples
- Add new tests for existing code
- Report issues with the code or documentation
- Fix bugs in PISM
- Implement new features
Please see Contributing to PISM in PISM’s manual for some guidelines.
In summary: documentation and code contributions are preferred via pull requests to https://github.com/pism/pism.
- Fork PISM’s repository
- Create a branch that will contain your changes
- Implement proposed changes
- Make changes to the code or documentation (or both)
- Test your changes
- Add verification or regression tests (optional but strongly encouraged)
- Update documentation, if necessary
- Update the change log
CHANGES.rst. If your contribution contains a bug fix, please describe the bug and its effects
- Create a pull request and make sure to allow edits from maintainers
If you are planning a large contribution we encourage you to open an issue at https://github.com/pism/pism/issues or e-mail us at email@example.com and interact with us frequently to ensure that your effort is well-directed.
Please include the following information in all bug-reports and questions about particular PISM’s behavior:
- the PISM version (the output of
- the full command necessary to reproduce the bug
- the input files used by the run reproducing the bug
- a description of what PISM does wrong
For more details, please see Submitting bug reports in PISM’s manual.