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authorBryce Harrington <b.harrington@samsung.com>2015-03-06 23:54:49 -0800
committerBryce Harrington <b.harrington@samsung.com>2015-03-06 23:54:49 -0800
commit581f8137052db60d072ee5a4cefdf7292cddab05 (patch)
tree19f4e40d9f368592b825cf0e9c578b176139cece
parentc0458b456007f718747be7fd690e674df5026059 (diff)
HACKING: Add link to git tutorial and wordsmith a bit
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1 files changed, 8 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/HACKING b/HACKING
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--- a/HACKING
+++ b/HACKING
@@ -73,9 +73,9 @@ We use /git/ for version control. See:
http://cairographics.org/download/
-TODO:
-Add links to some git tutorials or better, write a few paragraphs
-about how to use git to efficiently hack on cairo.
+For more information on using git, see:
+
+ http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Infrastructure/git/
Build System
@@ -103,10 +103,9 @@ No manual ChangeLog writing is necessary.
Copyrights and Licensing
------------------------
-The cairo library is dual-licensed under LGPL and MPL. See file named
-COPYING for details. The test suites are more liberal. For example,
-GPL code is allowed in the test suites, though it's always better to
-keep things simple.
+The cairo library is dual-licensed under LGPL and MPL. See the file
+named COPYING for details. The test suites are more liberal, and are
+allowed to include GPL code.
When writing new code, update the file headers to add your (or your
employers) copyright line and contributor line. If adding new files
@@ -174,9 +173,8 @@ Some of those should gradually be moved to doc/.
Utilities
---------
-There are a few useful utilities we have developed that are either
-useful when writing code using cairo, or writing cairo, or useful in
-general. These tools can be found under the util/ directory.
+We have developed several utilities useful for writing cairo or code
+that uses cairo. These tools can be found under the util/ directory.
See util/README for more information.