Commit d5030124 authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King 💬
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CONTRIBUTING: Explain how to propose changes to the release branch

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......@@ -27,9 +27,12 @@ To contribute patches:
#. Run `Utilities/`_ for local configuration.
#. See the `CMake Source Code Guide`_ for coding guidelines.
#. Base all new work on the upstream ``master`` branch.
Base work on the upstream ``release`` branch only if it fixes a
regression or bug in a feature new to that release.
#. Create commits making incremental, distinct, logically complete changes.
#. Push a topic branch to a personal repository fork on GitLab.
#. Create a GitLab Merge Request targeting the upstream ``master`` branch.
#. Create a GitLab Merge Request targeting the upstream ``master`` branch
(even if the change is intended for merge to the ``release`` branch).
The merge request will enter the `CMake Review Process`_ for consideration.
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