Re: [PATCH] Rewrite Documentation/SubmittingPatches.

From: Stefan Beller
Date: Mon Jul 16 2012 - 02:20:09 EST

It seems as if googlemail is not a suited interface to contribute to linux.

The raw patch (without clipped lines) can be found at


2012/7/15 Rob Landley <rob@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On 07/13/2012 09:45 AM, Stefan Beller wrote:
>> This updates the documentation on how to create patches and send
>> these to the kernel mailing list.
>> The documentation before was written in times before git was there,
>> so the crafting of the patch needed to be done manually by diff -up
>> in the right directory.
>> This patch aims at simplifying the patch sending process, without
>> breaking the output results.
> This patch is whitespace damaged (wordwrapped at the @@ lines), which is
> either ironic or unfortunate. (After Alanis Morisette, I can't tell
> anymore.)
>> A discussion can be found at
>> Signed-off-by: Stefan Beller <stefanbeller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Acked-by: Jeff Garzik jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx
> But other than that Jeff's objection was my big one, and that's
> addressed in v2, so:
> Acked-by: Rob Landley <rob@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Rob
> --
> GNU/Linux isn't: Linux=GPLv2, GNU=GPLv3+, they can't share code.
> Either it's "mere aggregation", or a license violation. Pick one.
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