Commit 27abc9fe authored by Emmanuele Bassi's avatar Emmanuele Bassi 👣
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Update CONTRIBUTING.md

Update the instructions to match the GitLab workflow.
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If you want to hack on the GTK+ project, you'll need to have the development
tools appropriate for your operating system, including:
- Python (2.7 or 3.x)
- Python 3.x
- Meson
- Ninja
- Gettext (19.7 or newer)
......@@ -12,19 +12,30 @@ can be found here:
https://developer.gnome.org
Information about using git with GNOME can be found here:
Information about using GitLab with GNOME can be found here:
https://wiki.gnome.org/Git
https://wiki.gnome.org/GitLab
In order to get Git GTK+ installed on your system, you need to have the
required versions of all the GTK+ dependencies; typically, this means a
recent version of GLib, Cairo, Pango, and ATK.
recent version of GLib, Cairo, Pango, and ATK, as well as the platform
specific dependencies for the windowing system you are using (Wayland, X11,
Windows, or macOS).
**Note**: if you plan to push changes to back to the master repository and
have a GNOME account, you want to use the following instead:
You should start by forking the GTK repository from the GitLab web UI, and
cloning from your fork:
```ssh
$ git clone https://gitlab.gnome.org/yourusername/gtk.git
$ cd gtk
```
**Note**: if you plan to push changes to back to the main repository and
have a GNOME account, you can skip the fork, and use the following instead:
```sh
$ git clone ssh://<username>@git.gnome.org/git/gtk+
$ git clone git@gitlab.gnome.org:GNOME/gtk.git
$ cd gtk
```
To compile the Git version of GTK+ on your system, you will need to
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```sh
$ meson _builddir .
$ cd _builddir
$ ninja
```
**Note**: For information about submitting patches and pushing changes
to Git, see the `README.md` and `README.commits` files. In particular,
don't, under any circumstances, push anything to Git before reading and
understanding `README.commmits`.
Typically, you should work on your own branch:
```sh
$ git checkout -b your-branch
```
For information about submitting patches and pushing changes to Git, see the
`README.md` and `README.commits` files. In particular, don't, under any
circumstances, push anything to Git before reading and understanding
`README.commmits`.
Once you've finished working on the bug fix or feature, push the branch
to the Git repository and open a new merge request, to let the GTK
maintainers review your contribution.
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