[vlc-devel] How to start contributing?
tmatth at videolan.org
Thu Apr 29 16:37:27 UTC 2021
On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 12:28 PM Ajay Panthagani
<ajaypanthagani321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for responding Tristan! It would be very helpful if you could point me towards the right resource to build vlc from source on windows.
> I tried following the available documentation and it did not work.
We officially don't support building *on* windows as it's slow and
error-prone. That said there is this guide:
Not sure if anyone's tried building with windows subsystem for linux,
that might be something worth checking out.
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 7:00 PM Tristan Matthews <tmatth at videolan.org> wrote:
>> Hi Ajay,
>> On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 6:25 AM Ajay Panthagani
>> <ajaypanthagani321 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi, I am new to VLC. I am very much interested in contributing. Where can I start? Thank you.
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>> We have some info here:
>> The usual advice is:
>> 1. Get the code https://code.videolan.org/videolan/vlc
>> 2. Build VLC for your platform, if you've achieved this you're already
>> in good shape
>> 3. Look at our open issues
>> https://code.videolan.org/videolan/vlc/-/issues and find one you think
>> you can help with
>> 4. Submit a Merge Request for us to review
>> Note that we just transitioned to GitLab so a lot of the documentation
>> may still be referring to our previous hosting and bug tracker.
>> You can also talk to us on IRC (#videolan on irc.freenode.net)
>> Most of us are in Europe but none of us sleep so you'll probably find
>> help somewhere.
>> Good luck!
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