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First of all you need to get involved and contribute via the mail list, forums, edit the documention, work on the issue tracker and submit patches.

Once you're contributing and your work is good, the Oozie PMC may invite to become a committer by (after running a vote). When that happens, if you accept, the following process kicks in.

Note that becoming a committer is not just about submitting some patches; its also about helping out on the development, user issues, documentation, etc.

Becoming a committer steps

  • Download and print the Apache Contributor License Agreement from here. You need to sign it and fax it to Apache.
  • Wait for your name to appear on the list of received CLAs
  • Once thats done let the Oozie PMC chair know (send an email to and we can apply to Apache Infrastructure to have your account created; for that we'll need the following info
    • Your full name
    • Your preferred email address
    • Your preferred unix account name

(Note for PMC chair: to create an account go to

Enabling your SVN account

Once you've got your Apache account working you need to enable SVN access, refer to the Committers for details on how to use svnpasswd.

(Note for PMC chair: if the new committer does not have write access to Oozie SVN repository, login to an run oozie --add=<NEWCOMMITTERID>)

Add Yourself to the Oozie Committers Page

The committers list displayed in 'Project Information --> Team' page of the Oozie site is Oozie's site POM file. Refer to the How To Update Oozie site page for details on how to edit and publish the updated site.

Getting Karma in Oozie JIRA

Mail the asking to get added to the OOZIE JIRA as committer.

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