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authorJari Aalto <>2007-04-30 16:04:25 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-04-30 23:39:18 (GMT)
commita7af09d2dbf39bae4c12c7d1c8829f8598011257 (patch)
tree256113b7f66f72443f562d9fd79a853da55f1871 /Documentation/SubmittingPatches
parentb3cb7e4582410c7fcaa531a2283b43499eb8fb22 (diff)
Clarify SubmittingPatches Checklist
Separate things to be checked when making commits, and things to be checked when sending patches. Signed-off-by: Jari Aalto <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
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@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
Checklist (and a short version for the impatient):
+ Commits:
- make commits of logical units
- check for unnecessary whitespace with "git diff --check"
before committing
@@ -12,8 +14,14 @@ Checklist (and a short version for the impatient):
commit message (or just use the option "-s" when
committing) to confirm that you agree to the Developer's
Certificate of Origin
- - do not PGP sign your patch
+ Patch:
- use "git format-patch -M" to create the patch
+ - send your patch to <>. If you use
+ git-send-email(1), please test it first by sending
+ email to yourself.
+ - do not PGP sign your patch
- do not attach your patch, but read in the mail
body, unless you cannot teach your mailer to
leave the formatting of the patch alone.