[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 5/6] docs: mention when one might be offered write access to the git repository

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 01:31:29 CEST 2014

This addresses point 11 from the mplayer patches text file.  Discussion about
removing a link to this document can be found in the thread on ffmpeg-devel
titled: [PATCH] web/contact: replace MPlayer guidelines link
 doc/developer.texi | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/developer.texi b/doc/developer.texi
index 1b020fc..1ec7045 100644
--- a/doc/developer.texi
+++ b/doc/developer.texi
@@ -405,6 +405,11 @@ that are particularly complex or that have tricky side-effects. Always document
 your string operations to show what you are doing and why it is safe.
 Doing this will make it easier to review your changes.
 Finally, comments must be in English.
+ at item
+Don't expect to be given write access straight away. If you show yourself to be
+a regular and reliable contributor or if you wish to be a maintainer you will be
+offered write access.
 @end enumerate
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