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Add contrib info to the readme (#42)
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librtlsdr version Build Status GPLv2 License


rtl-sdr turns your Realtek RTL2832 based DVB dongle into a SDR receiver

For more information see:


Pull requests are always welcome but please make changes to, and pull request from, the development branch.

Initial setup:

  • fork the main librtlsdr repo via github
  • clone your fork locally and cd to the cloned repo's folder
  • add the upstream development repo:
  • track the development branch:
    • git branch --track development origin/development

Normal workflow:

  • checkout the development branch and make your changes
  • commit your changes
  • sync your local development branch with the upstream development branch:
    • git fetch upstream
    • git merge upstream/development
  • push your commit/s to your forked repo
  • do a pull request via github
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