To use the development branch of MyPaint, you will need to install git.
Once git is installed, all you need to do is issue this command:
You can update later with:
Look in the README for instructions how to compile it.
There are some vague generic goals for the future of MyPaint.
There is some development documentation maintained in the Wiki, including a short technology overview.
Please keep the first line of your log message to the point and readable without context. “git log –oneline” will show you examples. After the first line you can get as detailed as you want, eg. add the bug url or benchmark results.
Patches should be generated with “git format-patch”. If you work on your own repository, you should know that we will usually rebase your changes to get rid of git merge commits. As you refine your patch, don’t hesitate to edit your commits instead of adding new ones. If you are using gitorious, a nice practice is to name your branches _v1, _v2, but a forced push is also okay.