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authorKhem Raj <raj.khem@gmail.com>2015-08-10 00:52:47 -0700
committerAndrei Gherzan <andrei@gherzan.ro>2015-08-10 23:37:14 +0200
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README: Add extra iformation on creating/sending patches using git
Current instructions could be improvised to help user in creating properly formatted patches with some command help on git format-patch and git send-email Signed-off-by: Khem Raj <raj.khem@gmail.com>
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@@ -232,9 +232,14 @@ above specified mailing list.
The patches should be compliant with the openembedded patch guidelines:
http://www.openembedded.org/wiki/Commit_Patch_Message_Guidelines
-To send changes to mailing list use something like:
- git send-email --to yocto@yoctoproject.org \
- --subject-prefix='meta-raspberrypi][PATCH'
+
+When creating patches, please use something like:
+
+ git format-patch -s --subject-prefix='meta-raspberrypi][PATCH' origin
+
+When sending patches to mailing list, please use something like:
+
+ git send-email --to yocto@yoctoproject.org <generated patch>
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