Synchronet now requires the libarchive development package (e.g. libarchive-dev on Debian-based Linux distros, for more info) to build successfully.

Commit 139886d7 authored by Rob Swindell's avatar Rob Swindell 💬
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Created a contributing file to address what seems to be the most common...

Created a contributing file to address what seems to be the most common reasons for rejected merge requests.
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## Contributing changes to the Synchronet Source Repository
Merge requests are considered and accepted at [](
Do not submit pull/merge requests in the Synchronet //mirror projects// on or; they won't be considered.
When submitting merge requests to existing files, unless you have prior agreement with the maintainers:
* Use the dominant coding style of the file(s) being modified
* Do not perform tab to space conversions (or vice-versa); incidental trimming of trailing whitespace is okay
* Do not include changes that are not relevant to the merge request description/message
* Keep merge requests to a single topical change (e.g. don't combine new features with bug fixes with typo-fixes and style changes)
In general, if it's a large set of changes, your best bet of getting it accepted and merged into the repo would be to discuss the concept of the change with the developers in the [Synchronet Programming conference]( **first**.
If you were intereseted in contributing money, not code, then paypal to rob at synchro dot net.
Thank you for contributing!
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