Contributing is warmly welcomed. You can contribute to PyMilvus project by opening issues and submitting pull requests on PyMilvus Github page.
To request a new feature, report a bug or ask a question, it's recommended for you to open an issue.
- For a feature
You can tell us why you need it and we will decide whether to implement it soon. If we think it's a good improvement, we will make it a feature request and start to work on it. It's also welcomed for you to open an issue with your PR as a solution.
- For a bug
You need to tell us as much information as possible, better start with our bug report template. With information, we can reproduce the bug easily and solve it later.
- For a question
It's welcomed to ask any questions about PyMilvus and Milvus, we are pleased to communicate with you.
Submit Pull Requests¶
If you have improvements to PyMilvus, please submit pull requests(PR) to master, see workflow below.
PR for codes, you need to tell us why we need it, mentioning an existing issue would be better.
PR for docs, you also need to tell us why we need it.
Your PRs will be reviewed and checked, merged into our project if approved.
This is a brief instruction of Github workflow for beginners.
Fork the PyMilvus repository on Github.
Clone your fork to your local machine with
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:<your_user_name>/pymilvus.git.
Create a new branch with
git checkout -b my_working_branch.
Make your changes, commit, then push to your forked repository.
Visit Github and make you PR.
If you already have an existing local repository, always update it before you start to make changes like below:
$ git remote add upstream email@example.com:milvus-io/pymilvus.git $ git checkout master $ git pull upstream master $ git checkout -b my_working_branch
1. Update CHANGELOG.md
2. Add unit tests for your codes
To run unit test in github action, you need make sure the last commit message of PR starts with "[ci]".
3. Pass pylint check
In the root directory, run
pylint --rcfile=pylint.conf milvus/client to make sure the rate is 10.
4. For documentations
You need to enter the
doc directory and run
make html, please refer to
About this documentations.
Section author: Yangxuan@milvus