This video is quite different from what I usually record, in that it isn't really a modding tutorial, but rather a tutorial on how to properly report bugs that you find. There is nothing worse than finding a bug in a mod and reporting it, and having it never fixed, but there are things you can do to help eliminate that chance of it not being corrected.

Remember:
Post the bug on the mods forum thread or git repository.
Include any error codes you saw when the mod crashed the game.
Include your Minetest version, and version of the mod.
lofSubmitted by lof on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 14:42

Nice and helpful video. Thanks for making it.

There are some things that can be improved:

* Use code blocks in the issue (select text and click the code symbol)
* Explain that people can copy the log from the last minetest banner downwards if they are not sure what is important to the bug
* Show that they canmove the log and reproduce the bug, makes the log much smaller and easier to refer to the right session
* Explain how they know which component is affected, especially if it isn't a mod or part of a subgame or core
* Have an example that has no error output or crash.

NathanSubmitted by Nathan on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 16:50

Excellent points lof, thanks for the feedback.

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