|author||Eric Andersen <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2005-09-02 14:16:16 +0000|
|committer||Eric Andersen <email@example.com>||2005-09-02 14:16:16 +0000|
update developer verbage
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/docs/developer.html b/docs/developer.html
index e9ae7ab03c..4b9abb4f75 100644
@@ -13,9 +13,15 @@ will want to add the following to set up your environment:
To obtain commit access, you will need to demonstrate you are serious by
submitting a few good patches first. Then, you will need to select a username
-to use when committing stuff, and finally, you will need to send me the
-username you have selected, an ssh key, and the email address where you prefer
-email to be sent (I will forward any email sent to you, but not store it).
+to use when committing changes to SVN, you will need to send me the username
+you have selected, you must send me your preferred contact email address, and
+finally, you must send me an ssh version 2 DSA key with 1024 bits (the default)
+or more. If you do not currently have an ssh version 2 DSA key, you can
+generate a key using the command<pre>ssh-keygen -t dsa</pre> This will
+create the files <pre>/home/<USERNAME>/ssh/id_dsa
+/home/<USERNAME>/.ssh/id_dsa.pub</pre> You must then send the content
+of 'id_dsa.pub' to me so I can setup your account. The content of 'id_dsa'
+should of course be kept secret.