Everyone started somewhere and this page shows where current committers started. This is a listing of the earliest PRs or mailing lists people sent and a few people that helped them early on.

Who ?

First PRs or ML posts

Acknowledgements

acm

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/87545

jylefort (1st PR), garga (mentor)

ade

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/85818

asami, steve

amdmi3

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/87483

pav (1st PR), ehaupt, miwi (mentor)

andrew

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/41718

arved

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/30960

petef (1st PR), will (1st IRC contact), kris (mentor)

ashish

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/102446

alepulver (1st PR), miwi (1st IRC contact), pgj (mentor), tabthorpe (mentor), keramidas (ex-emacs port maintainer)

bapt

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/86401

jadawin, tabthorpe, cognet, des

brnrd

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/104703

xmj, koobs

bdrewery

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/136082

bapt (mentor), eadler (mentor), tabthorpe, crees, swills

cperciva

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/bin/45817

rwatson, nectar

crees

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/112277

rene, tabthorpe, miwi, linimon, wxs

cs

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/usb/137377

glarkin (mentor), wen (mentor)

cy

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/bin/3985

nectar (mentor)

dbn

http://markmail.org/message/jegsoo72meuuxkzn https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/116672

avilla (KDE), bdrewery (mentor), eadler (mentor), gerald (wine)

dhw

http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=3649829+0+archive/1998/freebsd-questions/19980308.freebsd-questions https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/conf/6387

julian, archie, terry

dinoex

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/3306

will (mentor), asami, fenner

eadler

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/docs/127027

sahil, bapt, linimon, tabthorpe, spawk, kurt

ganbold

http://lists.FreeBSD.org/pipermail/freebsd-ipfw/2003-December/000700.html

gavin

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/27471

rwatson, linimon, remko, ed (mentor)

gjb

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/conf/129699

jkois (mentor), keramida (mentor), bcr, linimon, tabthorpe, miwi, blackend, manolis, many many others

gonzo

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/58389

imp, cognet, jmallet

issyl0

GoogleCodeIn/2011Tasks

gavin, theraven, bcr, des, gabor (mentor)

jch

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/172963

jhb, gnn, rw

jhb

http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?199801300243.VAA24622

msmith, peter, billf, jkh, ps, dfr, dwhite, grog

jilles

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/kern/40486

ed

jkim

http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?200209081912.g88JC3jS094069

jlh

http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=487334+0+archive/2002/freebsd-security/20020623.freebsd-security

jmmv

See the Joining the FreeBSD committer ranks story in my blog

jpaetzel

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/docs/28970

jsa

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/126086

beech, wxs, kwm, linimon, tabthorpe, miwi

koobs

http://markmail.org/message/dkrx6cjklk5fhnir

eadler (Mentor), lwhsu, miwi, sbz, rm (Mentor), crees

kwm

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/47896

marcus, pav (mentor), adamw

lx

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/46982

edwin - mentor and 1st PR

mandree

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/kern/28890

brian - first PR; ijliao - first ports PR; garga, miwi - ports mentors

martymac

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/59252

mat

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/31989

tobez

neel

http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=99742+0+archive/2002/freebsd-hackers/20020224.freebsd-hackers

grehan, imp (mentor)

ngie

http://lists.FreeBSD.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2006-January/109507.html

nemysis

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/166854

miwi, wxs, wg, pawel (mentors), beech, ak (1st PR), madpilot (viewnior), tabthorpe, decke, swills, eadler, grog, nox, matt, jgh, danfe, rm, gahr, and many others

obrien

http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=869546+0+archive/1995/freebsd-hackers/19950618.freebsd-hackers

jkh, asami

pav

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/41446

marcus, adamw (mentor)

peter

http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=148207+0+archive/1995/freebsd-hackers/19950514.freebsd-hackers

julian, wollman, davidg, dyson, rgrimes, jkh, bde

pfg

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/2130

asami, msmith, maho, thierry, jhb (mentor)

pgj

http://lists.FreeBSD.org/pipermail/cvs-doc/2007-September/016618.html

gabor (doc and ports mentor), tabthorpe (ports mentor)

rene

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/57241

remko/gjb (doc mentors), tabthorpe (ports mentor), edwin (1st PR)

rm

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/107407

miwi, glarkin, novel (mentors), wen, itetcu (1st PR), too many others to mention

scf

http://marc.info/?l=ipfilter&m=94411075006511

darrenr, wes (mentor)

shurd

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/18088

db, skreuzer (mentors), scottl, phk, and many others

swills

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/33521

pgollucci

tabthorpe

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/97925

clsung, miwi, rafan

thierry

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/25534

dinoex

tj

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/bin/110705

db, eadler (mentors), too many others to mention

vg

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/kern/125251

abbe, amdmi3, danfe, eadler (mentor), makc, miwi, osa (mentor), rm (mentor), wen and others too

wblock

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/docs/36263

gjb (mentor), bcr (mentor), too many others to mention

woodsb02

https://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ports/191413

adamw (first port commit / mentor), koobs (mentor), mat (mentor)

HowWeGotHere (last edited 2016-08-23 12:24:28 by GavinAtkinson)