Authors are expected to include a changelog file with their pull requests. The changelog file
should be a new file created in the
changelogs/unreleased folder. The file should follow the
naming convention of
pr-username and the contents of the file should be your text for the
velero/changelogs/unreleased <- folder 000-username <- file
DCO Sign off
All authors to the project retain copyright to their work. However, to ensure that they are only submitting work that they have rights to, we are requiring everyone to acknowledge this by signing their work.
Any copyright notices in this repo should specify the authors as "the Velero contributors".
To sign your work, just add a line like this at the end of your commit message:
Signed-off-by: Joe Beda <email@example.com>
This can easily be done with the
--signoff option to
By doing this you state that you can certify the following (from https://developercertificate.org/):
Developer Certificate of Origin Version 1.1 Copyright (C) 2004, 2006 The Linux Foundation and its contributors. 1 Letterman Drive Suite D4700 San Francisco, CA, 94129 Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. Developer's Certificate of Origin 1.1 By making a contribution to this project, I certify that: (a) The contribution was created in whole or in part by me and I have the right to submit it under the open source license indicated in the file; or (b) The contribution is based upon previous work that, to the best of my knowledge, is covered under an appropriate open source license and I have the right under that license to submit that work with modifications, whether created in whole or in part by me, under the same open source license (unless I am permitted to submit under a different license), as indicated in the file; or (c) The contribution was provided directly to me by some other person who certified (a), (b) or (c) and I have not modified it. (d) I understand and agree that this project and the contribution are public and that a record of the contribution (including all personal information I submit with it, including my sign-off) is maintained indefinitely and may be redistributed consistent with this project or the open source license(s) involved.