Getting Started with pfSense Software Development¶
There is no single specific starting point for joining the pfSense® development effort, but the following items are helpful in getting started:
Review the Developer Style Guide
Current repositories used for developing pfSense software and its dependencies:
pfSense - The main source repository for pfSense software, containing the GUI code, builder code, and related scripts.
FreeBSD-src - The OS source code used to build pfSense software
FreeBSD-ports - Build information for supporting software used in pfSense software, and code for some of our custom programs/daemons/modules and packages
Older repositories which are not used for current/new development:
pfSense-tools - Deprecated repository with old build tools used for pfSense software version 2.2.x and before
pfSense-packages - Repository with package metadata and files used for pfSense software version 2.2.x and before
xmlrpc-server - Repository with the deprecated XMLRPC server used for packages on pfSense software version 2.2.x and before
Review the list of open bug reports and other issues.
Submit changes as pull requests on github.
Our developers will review the submissions, offer feedback, and merge the changes if they are acceptable.