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Contribute to the Perl Driver¶
The easiest way to contribute is to file bugs and feature requests on JIRA.
If you would like to help code the driver, read on.
Find Something to Help With¶
You can choose a bug on JIRA and fix it. Make a comment that you are working on it, to avoid overlap.
We would be grateful for any and all tests people would like to write.
If you think a feature is missing from the driver, check on IRC or the mailing list, then go ahead and create a JIRA case and add the feature.
To make sure your changes are approved and to speed things along:
- Write tests. Lots of tests.
- Document your code.
- Write POD, when applicable.
Bonus (for C programmers, particularly):
- Make sure your change works on Perl 5.8, 5.10, etc. and Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.
The important files:
| perl_mongo.c # serialization/deserialization | mongo_link.c # connecting to, sending to, and receiving from the database - lib - MongoDB | Connection.pm # connection, queries, inserts... everything comes through here | Database.pm | Collection.pm | Cursor.pm | OID.pm | GridFS.pm - GridFS | File.pm - xs | Mongo.xs | Connection.xs | Cursor.xs | OID.xs