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Wednesday, July 10 • 4:35pm - 5:20pm
Keynote: Patch Review for Non-maintainers - George Dunlap, Citrix Systems UK Ltd

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As the number of contributions grow, reviewer bandwidth becomes a bottleneck; and maintainers are always asking for more help. However, ultimately maintainers must at least Ack every patch that goes in; so if you're not a maintainer, how can you contribute? Why should anyone care about your opinion?

This talk will try to lay out some advice and guidelines for non-maintainers, for how they can do code review in a way which will effectively reduce the load on maintainers when they do come to review a patch.

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George Dunlap

Principal Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D UK Ltd
George Dunlap worked with the Xen project while a graduate student at the University of Michigan before receiving his PhD in 2006, then worked as a core Xen developer for many years for Citrix's open-source team in Cambridge, England. He is now community manager and chairman of the... Read More →

Wednesday July 10, 2019 4:35pm - 5:20pm CDT
Gallery, 5th Floor
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