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# Contributing to MAT2

The main repository for MAT2 is on [0xacab]( https://0xacab.org/jvoisin/mat2 ),
with a mirror on [gitlab.com]( https://gitlab.com/jvoisin/mat2 ).

Do feel free to pick up [an issue]( https://0xacab.org/jvoisin/mat2/issues )
and to send a pull-request. Please do check that everything is fine by running the
testsuite with `python3 -m unittest discover -v` before submitting one :)

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If you're fixing a bug or adding a new feature, please add tests accordingly,
this will greatly improve the odds of your merge-request getting merged.

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If you're adding a new fileformat, please add tests for:

1. Getting metadata
2. Cleaning metadata
3. Raising `ValueError` upon a corrupted file

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Since MAT2 is written in Python3, please conform as much as possible to the
[pep8]( https://pep8.org/ ) style; except where it makes no sense of course.

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# Doing a release

1. Update the [changelog](https://0xacab.org/jvoisin/mat2/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md)
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2. Update the version in the [mat2](https://0xacab.org/jvoisin/mat2/blob/master/mat2) file
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3. Update the version in the [setup.py](https://0xacab.org/jvoisin/mat2/blob/master/setup.py) file
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4. Update the version and date in the [man page](https://0xacab.org/jvoisin/mat2/blob/master/doc/mat.1)
5. Commit the changelog, man page, mat2 and setup.py files
6. Create a tag with `git tag -s $VERSION`
7. Push the commit with `git push origin master`
8. Push the tag with `git push --tags`
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9. Tell the [downstreams](https://0xacab.org/jvoisin/mat2/blob/master/INSTALL.md) about it
10. Do the secret release dance