Org-mode for developers
This page gather links to reference documentation and (forthcoming)
tutorials on how to extend Org.
Org development uses a two-branches git workflow.
- This branch contains the latest development for Org.
Temporary feature branches (either local or remote) should
branch out from =master=. New features should be introduced
into org on master. This branch is merged to the =maint=
branch when a major release is made.
- This branch is the "production" branch for Org. It
contains stable releases and bug fixes against them. Bugs
present in a release should always be fixed on =maint=,
which is then merged back into =master= so that the two
branches keep the same bugfixes. Minor releases are made
so that not too many bug fixes are pending on maint. The
Org version on this branch is regularly sync'ed with the
The git repository for Org is on =orgmode.org=:
If you are a developer, you can clone it like this:
~$ git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:bzg/org-mode.git
To clone a read-only version of the repo:
~$ git clone https://code.orgmode.org/bzg/org-mode.git
This repository is cloned on =repo.or.cz=:
You can display a graphic representation of the branches here:
- for the Org parser (
- for the new export engine (
by Nicolas Goaziou.
- (aka Makefile)