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Once you have fixed the bug, you can send a patch with your changes. How do you this? Check the [http://octave.sourceforge.net/developers.html developers help] page.
 
Once you have fixed the bug, you can send a patch with your changes. How do you this? Check the [http://octave.sourceforge.net/developers.html developers help] page.
  
=== Checking out the package source ===
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=== Checking out the svn ===
You can also checkout the package in question using svn. For example if you want to checkout the <tt>general</tt> package you would run
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You can also checkout the package in question using svn. For example if you wan to checkout the general package you would run
  
 
<pre>svn co https://octave.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/octave/trunk/octave-forge/main general general_to_debug</pre>
 
<pre>svn co https://octave.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/octave/trunk/octave-forge/main general general_to_debug</pre>
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This will create a folder <code>general_to_debug</code> in your current directory. You can hack away as much as you can and then produce the
 
This will create a folder <code>general_to_debug</code> in your current directory. You can hack away as much as you can and then produce the
 
patch and send it to the mailing list.
 
patch and send it to the mailing list.
 
Many of the packages now use Mercurial (hg) repositories for version control. To checkout, for example, <tt>odepkg</tt>:
 
 
<pre>hg clone http://hg.code.sf.net/p/octave/odepkg odepkg_to_debug</pre>
 
  
 
=== Contributing new file or bundle of files ===
 
=== Contributing new file or bundle of files ===

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