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Contributing to Gerald


This document describes all of the ways you can contribute to the Gerald project.

Finding and Reporting Bugs

If you discover something in Gerald that doesn’t work properly you can do one of two things:

  1. Create a ticket at the Trac repository
  2. Send an email to

Whichever route you chose, please remember to make the information relevant and if possible please include a way to re-create the problem you are seeing in as few steps as possible.

Source Code

The project source code is in a Subversion repository at SourceForge. All development work takes place on the trunk.

You can view it here or check out a copy using:

$ svn co gerald

Task Management

The project uses a tool called Trac hosted at SourceForge to manage development and bug fixing. This can be found at our Trac repository

New development work, bugs and issues are handled by the Trac ticketing systems at

Supporting New Databases

A guide to adding support for different relational databases is included in the documentation. It is called Adding Support for a Database Engine

Mailing List

There is no mailing list for Gerald users or developers. All email should be addressed to

Author:Andy Todd
Last Updated:Tuesday the 8th of June, 2010.