[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add CONTRIBUTING.md

Josh de Kock josh at itanimul.li
Sun Sep 18 02:42:52 EEST 2016

TimothyGu (https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/pull/153#issuecomment-143274708) suggested doing this a while ago, but it was never done. As pull requests seem to be still coming through, I thought I'd send a patch to add the notice.

Signed-off-by: Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li>
 CONTRIBUTING.md | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 CONTRIBUTING.md

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+# Note to Github users
+Patches should be submitted to the [ffmpeg-devel mailing list](https://ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-devel) using `git format-patch` or `git send-email`. Github pull requests should be avoided because they are not part of our review process and **will be ignored**.
+See [https://ffmpeg.org/developer.html#Contributing](https://ffmpeg.org/developer.html#Contributing) for more information.
2.8.4 (Apple Git-73)

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