LilyPond — Contributor’s Guide

This manual documents contributing to LilyPond version 2.25.17. It discusses technical issues and policies that contributors should follow.

This manual is not intended to be read sequentially; new contributors should only read the sections which are relevant to them. For more information about different jobs, see Help us.

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LilyPond Contributor’s Guide v2.25.17 (development-branch).