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authorRichard Leitner <richard.leitner@skidata.com>2018-06-12 16:33:29 +0200
committerMaxin B. John <maxin.john@intel.com>2018-06-12 18:07:47 +0300
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README: add note on how to send a patch series with cover-letter
As patch series should include a cover letter describing the whole series shortly add a note on this in the README. Signed-off-by: Richard Leitner <richard.leitner@skidata.com> Signed-off-by: Maxin B. John <maxin.john@intel.com>
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@@ -37,13 +37,18 @@ Source code:
git://git.yoctoproject.org/meta-java
http://git.yoctoproject.org/git/meta-java
-When creating patches, please use something like:
+When creating single patches, please use something like:
- git format-patch -M -s --subject-prefix='meta-java][PATCH' origin
+ git format-patch -M -s --subject-prefix='meta-java][PATCH' -1
+
+When creating a patch series, please add a cover letter describing it shortly.
+Therefore use something like:
+
+ git format-patch -M -s --cover-letter --subject-prefix='meta-java][PATCH' origin
When sending patches, please use something like:
- git send-email --to openembedded-devel@lists.openembedded.org <generated patch>
+ git send-email --to openembedded-devel@lists.openembedded.org <generated patch(es)>
Main layer maintainers: