8.2.1 Bug Squad setup

We highly recommend that you configure your email client to use some kind of sorting and filtering as this will significantly reduce and simplify your workload. Suggested email folder names are mentioned below to work when sorted alphabetically.

  1. Read every section of the Issues chapter in this guide.
  2. Subscribe your email account to bug-lilypond. See https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-lilypond.
  3. Send your email address to the Bug Meister.
  4. Create your own GitLab login (required to manage issues):
    • Go to https://gitlab.com/users/sign_in.
    • Click on the ‘Register’ tab to create a new account.
    • Fill in your details as required and click the Register button to complete the registration.
  5. Go to https://gitlab.com/lilypond and ‘Request access’ to the group. Additionally send your GitLab username (not your email address) to bug-lilypond@gnu.org, asking to be given appropriate permissions to manage issues.
  6. Configure your email client: Any email sent To: or CC: to

    should be configured to go into a bug-current folder.

LilyPond — Contributor’s Guide v2.22.2 (stable-branch).