How to submit fix for a bug?

gregory.menke at gregory.menke at
Tue Jul 8 20:29:05 UTC 2003

Joel Sherrill writes:
 > mikeci at wrote:
 > > 
 > > Hi!
 > > 
 > > I have a question on how to submit a fix for a bug. I know that a diff is
 > > prefered but what in the case where you replace the whole file. I would
 > > like to submit a fix for a shell. In the present form this file is
 > > unreadable, so I applied a beautifier to it. In short I have two files
 > > shell.c and cmds.c which are now readable and with a bug fixed.
 > > The other question is related to MIPS R4000 support. Thanks to Greg this
 > > is working fine and I sent files related to the R4000 support to him. This
 > > includes support for MIPS32 processors. I think that this can be
 > > interesting to others.
 > RTEMS uses GNATS as a problem tracking system.  Go ahead and file a
 > problem report at  In
 > this case, it looks like you have two things to report.
 > Put Greg Menke <gregory.menke at> as one of the other people
 > interested since he reviews all the mips stuff.  How is performance on
 > the mips32 looking?  What CPU model are you using?  If wouldn't happen
 > to be one of the Broadcom ones would it?
 > Attach the patch to the PRs and then you don't need to edit them later.
 > Improvements are always welcomed.

Joel, I have his MIPS32 mods and will submit them shortly once I've
got them integrated and confirm there are no problems with the R3000.
I should have some time to do it now- I've been sort of holding off
due to the potential whirlwind of issues if my powerpc stuff turns out
to be evil.


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