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:
git clone https://github.com/mypaint/mypaint.git
git submodule update --init
You can update later with:
Please use the new Github Bugtracker to make sure your bug does not get forgotten.
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.
When submitting patches, 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, e.g. add the issue number (“Fixes #NNN” or “Addresses #NNN”), 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.