[ovirt-devel] Get involved in oVirt project! Xmas edition

Sandro Bonazzola sbonazzo at redhat.com
Thu Dec 18 15:01:48 UTC 2014

    have you got some free time in upcoming holidays and do you want to get involved in oVirt project?
Here are some bugs you can hopefully fix in less that one day or you can just try to reproduce providing info:

Bug 1080823 - [RFE] make override of iptables configurable when using hosted-engine
Bug 1065350 - hosted-engine should prompt a question at the user when the host was already a host in the engine
Bug 1059952 - hosted-engine --deploy (additional host) will fail if the engine is not using the default self-signed CA
Bug 1073421 - [RFE] allow additional parameter for engine-backup to omit audit_log data
Bug 1083104 - engine-setup --offline does not update versionlock

Do you want something easier?

Bug ID	Status	Summary
1174285	NEW	[de-DE] "Live Snapshot Support" reads "Live Snapsnot Support"
734120	NEW	[RFE] VDSM: use virt-sparsify/zerofree to reduce image size
1065989	NEW	AddStorageDomainCommand CDA allows export storage on block devices
1115059	NEW	Incomplete error message when adding VNIC profile to running VM
1156060	NEW	[text] engine admin password prompt consistency
1143817	NEW	[TEXT ONLY] - Hosted Engine - Instructions for FQDN are not clear enough
772931	NEW	[RFE] Reports should include the name of the oVirt engine

You don't have programming skills but you want to contribute?
Here are some bugs you can take care of, also without writing a line of code:

Bug ID	Status	Summary
1099998	NEW	Hosted Engine documentation has several errors
1099995	NEW	Migrate to Hosted Engine How-To does not state all pre-reqs
1159784	NEW	[RFE] Document when and where new features are available when upgrading cluster / datacenters
1074545	NEW	Error in API documentation: Create API object in python sdk
1120585	NEW	update image uploader documentation
1120586	NEW	update iso uploader documentation
1120588	NEW	update log collector documentation
1074301	NEW	[RFE] ovirt-shell has no man page

Do you prefer to test things? We have some test cases[5] you can try using nightly snapshots[6]

Do you want to contribute test cases? Most of the features[7] included in oVirtare missing a test case, you're welcome to contribute one!

Is this the first time you try to contribute to oVirt project?
You can start from here [1][2]!
Don't know gerrit very well? You can find some more docs here [3].
Any other question about development? Feel free to ask on devel at ovirt.org or on irc channel[4].

[1] http://www.ovirt.org/Develop
[2] http://www.ovirt.org/Working_with_oVirt_Gerrit
[3] https://gerrit-review.googlesource.com/Documentation
[4] http://www.ovirt.org/Community
[5] http://www.ovirt.org/Category:TestCase
[6] http://www.ovirt.org/Install_nightly_snapshot
[7] http://www.ovirt.org/Category:Feature

Sandro Bonazzola
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