How to contribute

The Standard C++ Library v3, or libstc++-2.90.x, follows an open development model. Active contributors are assigned maintainer-ship responsibility, and given write access to the CVS repository. First time submitors and all other potential contributors should follow this procedure:

ONE : read the documentation

TWO : copyright assignment

Small changes can be accepted without a copyright assignment form on file. New code and additions to the library need completed copyright assignment form on file at Cygnus. Note: your employer may be required to fill out appropriate disclaimer forms as well. Here is the form. Please contact Benjamin Kosnik if you are confused about the assignment or have general licensing questions.

THREE : submitting patches

Every patch must have several pieces of information before it can be properly evaluated. Ideally (and to ensure the fastest possible response from the maintainers) it would have all of these pieces: