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== Feedback and Contributions ==
 
== Feedback and Contributions ==
:* [https://www.openssl.org/support/faq.html#BUILD18 Notification of suspected security vulnerabilities]
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:* [https://www.openssl.org/support/faq.html#BUILD18 How to notify us of suspected security vulnerabilities]
:* [https://www.openssl.org/support/rt.html Contributing bug reports, other than for suspected vulnerabilities]
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:* [https://www.openssl.org/support/rt.html How to report bugs and patches, other than for suspected vulnerabilities]
 
:* [[Contributions|General background on source and documentation contributions - '''must read''']]
 
:* [[Contributions|General background on source and documentation contributions - '''must read''']]
:* Contributing code fixes, other than for suspected vulnerabilities, as well as fixes and other improvements to manual pages
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:* Contributing code fixes, other than for suspected vulnerabilities, as well as fixes and other improvements to manual pages:
::* Follow the [[Use of Git#Use_of_Git_with_OpenSSL_source_tree|instructions for accessing source code]] in the appropriate branches
 
:::* Note that manual pages and the FAQ are maintained with the source code.
 
 
::* If you are unsure as to whether a feature will be useful for the general OpenSSL community please discuss it on the [https://www.openssl.org/support/community.html openssl-dev mailing list] first.  Someone may be already working on the same thing or there may be a good reason as to why that feature isn't implemented.
 
::* If you are unsure as to whether a feature will be useful for the general OpenSSL community please discuss it on the [https://www.openssl.org/support/community.html openssl-dev mailing list] first.  Someone may be already working on the same thing or there may be a good reason as to why that feature isn't implemented.
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::* Follow the [[Use of Git#Use_of_Git_with_OpenSSL_source_tree|instructions for accessing source code]] in the appropriate branches. Note that manual pages and the FAQ are maintained with the source code.
 
::* Submit a pull request for each separate fix (also documented [[Use of Git#Use_of_Git_with_OpenSSL_source_tree|there]])
 
::* Submit a pull request for each separate fix (also documented [[Use of Git#Use_of_Git_with_OpenSSL_source_tree|there]])
::* Submit a bug report for the issue and reference the pull request
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::* Submit a bug report (see second bullet, above) and reference the pull request. Or you can attach the patch to the ticket.
 
:* Contributing fixes and other improvements to the web site
 
:* Contributing fixes and other improvements to the web site
 
::* Follow the [[Use_of_Git#Use_of_Git_with_the_OpenSSL_web_site|instructions for accessing web site sources]]
 
::* Follow the [[Use_of_Git#Use_of_Git_with_the_OpenSSL_web_site|instructions for accessing web site sources]]

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