Here is a list of the useful ressources you want to read if you want to contribute to the project : 

How to submit a pull request to the Smoothieware Github project

Fork the original repositiory

Create a Fork in your github of by clicking the Fork button


You will now have a forked repository in your list of repositories


Clone the forked repository

You can get the URL for cloning that repository by clicking the copy URL button


On your local workstation clone the repository: git clone <your github fork of smoothie>

Create a new branch for your bugfix / feature

Create a fix branch with a descriptive name: git checkout -b fix/some-error

NOTE only one feature/bug fix per branch please

Edit the file to fix the error


  • Check the fix!!!
  • Make sure your changes are coincide with our coding standards! (use 4 spaces per indent and not tabs, etc.)

Commit your changes and push it back on Github

Commit the changes: git commit -am 'introduced lots of bugs'

Push the branch to your github: git push origin fix/some-error

Submit your pull request

In github there should be a button that says pull request for that branch, click it


Select edge as the destination branch, add comments



  • Check the Files Changed Tab in Github to make sure only the files you want to change are listed
  • Check that only the lines you want changed are changed

Submit the pull request

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