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Policies for FreeBSD Committers

Committer's Guide

The Committer's Guide is an overall guide for all new committers, including both technical details and policy details. For the latter, see the chapters on Conventions and Traditions, Developer Relations, and The FreeBSD Committers' Big List Of Rules.

It contains almost everything a new committer to the FreeBSD Project needs to know. See the Documentation Project Primer and the Ports Guide, below, for more info.

General Policies

The FreeBSD Documentation Project

The FreeBSD Documentation Project Primer for New Contributors covers everything you will need to know in order to start contributing to the FreeBSD Documentation Project, from the tools and software you will be using (both mandatory and recommended) to the philosophy behind the Documentation Project.

The FreeBSD Doceng Team Charter describes the purpose of Doceng.

The FreeBSD Ports Guidelines

The FreeBSD Porter's Handbook is a general guide for FreeBSD ports committers, including both technical information and policy guidelines.

The Ports Management Team has a separate page with policies and other information related to the FreeBSD Ports Collection.

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