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authorGravatar Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout@mind.be>2016-02-01 18:45:16 +0100
committerGravatar Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>2016-02-24 00:04:12 +0100
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docs/manual/contribute.txt: add section for preparing patch series
In subsequent patches, we will add more explanation about how to prepare patches, so it will be worthwhile to have a separate section for the series preparation. Signed-off-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Reviewed-by: Yegor Yefremov <yegorslists@googlemail.com> [Thomas: rewrap to our normal formatting practice.] Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
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@@ -182,10 +182,13 @@ _Please, do not attach patches to bugs, send them to the mailing list
instead_.
If you made some changes to Buildroot and you would like to contribute
-them to the Buildroot project, proceed as follows. Starting from the
-changes committed in your local git view, _rebase_ your development
-branch on top of the upstream tree before generating a patch set. To do
-so, run:
+them to the Buildroot project, proceed as follows.
+
+==== Preparing a patch series
+
+Starting from the changes committed in your local git view, _rebase_
+your development branch on top of the upstream tree before generating
+a patch set. To do so, run:
---------------------
$ git fetch --all --tags