Commit 03bd9895 authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King

CONTRIBUTING: Document contribution through the Kitware GitLab Instance

Replace the instructions that routed patches to the mailing list with
new instructions routing them to our GitLab instance.
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CMake is maintained and supported by `Kitware`_ and developed in
collaboration with a productive community of contributors.
Please subscribe and post to the `CMake Developers List`_ to raise
discussion of development topics.
.. _`Kitware`: http://www.kitware.com/cmake
The preferred entry point for new contributors is the mailing list.
Please subscribe and post to the `CMake Developers List`_ to offer
contributions. Regular and productive contributors may be invited
to gain direct push access.
.. _`CMake Developers List`: https://cmake.org/mailman/listinfo/cmake-developers
Patches
=======
Please base all new work on the ``master`` branch. Then use
``git format-patch`` to produce patches suitable to post to
the mailing list.
CMake uses `Kitware's GitLab Instance`_ to manage development and code review.
To contribute patches:
#. Fork the upstream `CMake Repository`_ into a personal account.
#. Base all new work on the upstream ``master`` branch.
#. 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.
.. _`Kitware's GitLab Instance`: https://gitlab.kitware.com
.. _`CMake Repository`: https://gitlab.kitware.com/cmake/cmake
Code Style
==========
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