• Pekka Paalanen's avatar
    contributing: use Gitlab merge request workflow · 808bca89
    Pekka Paalanen authored
    The experience from Weston shows that the Gitlab merge request based workflow
    works really well. Recently there have also been issues with the mailing list
    that have made the email based workflow more painful than it used to be. Those
    issues might have been temporary or occasional, but they probably are only
    going to increase.
    
    The MR workflow is different, it has its issues
    (freedesktop/freedesktop#74) and we
    likely lose the explicit Reviewed-by etc. tags from commit messages, but it is
    also much easier to work with: no more whitespace damaged patches, lost email,
    setting up git-send-email; we gain automated CI before any human reviewer even
    looks at anything, and people can jump in to an ongoing discussion even if they
    weren't subscribed before.
    
    If you still want email, you can subscribe to that selectively(!) in Gitlab
    yourself.
    
    This text has been copied from Weston's CONTRIBUTING.md of the 5.0.91 release
    and slightly altered for Wayland.
    
    Fixes: #49
    
    v2: fixed two left-over mentions of Weston
    Signed-off-by: Pekka Paalanen's avatarPekka Paalanen <pekka.paalanen@collabora.com>
    v1 Reviewed-by: Simon Ser <contact@emersion.fr>
    Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone's avatarDaniel Stone <daniels@collabora.com>
    Reviewed-by: Scott Anderson's avatarScott Anderson <scott.anderson@collabora.com>
    Acked-by: default avatarIan Ray <ian.ray@ge.com>
    Acked-by: default avatarDerek Foreman <derek.foreman.wayland@gmail.com>
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