Contributing to FindBugs
If you have a bug fix or feature enhancement you would like to contribute, we would be happy to consider it for inclusion.
Import FindBugs code as Eclipse projects
The preferred way to get the FindBugs source code and create the patch is to use Eclipse + Git. You can easily import FindBugs code into Eclipse by following the steps described here: Import Eclipse projects .
Preparing a patch
The best way to create a patch is to clone FindBugs Git repository here: http://code.google.com/p/findbugs/source/clones, commit changes with descriptive commit messages (small commits are better) and create a new bug or feature request with the "[patch]" prefix in the title and link to your repository in the description.
Please follow these guidelines when preparing your patch:
Following these guidelines makes it much easier for us to incorporate new code.
Where to submit a patch
Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org