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authorEmil Velikov <emil.l.velikov@gmail.com>2016-05-18 13:03:39 +0100
committerEmil Velikov <emil.l.velikov@gmail.com>2016-05-18 13:04:53 +0100
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SubmittingPatches: Reword "you can attach" section on patch submission.
Analogous to previous commit - confusing and/or contradictory.
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@@ -122,7 +122,9 @@ If you are sending the patch to the list, you may include additional information
# E-Mailing a patch
-E-mail the patch you have just created to the xorg-devel list for review and approval. Let's use the [[git-send-email|http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html]] command for that. Of course, you can use other e-mail clients to attach your patch. If you decide to use a mailer, make sure your mailer isn't altering the spaces or lines of the patch, or the patch won't work.
+E-mail the patch you have just created to the xorg-devel list for review and approval. Let's use the [[git-send-email|http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html]] command for that. You can use other e-mail clients to send your patch, but you must ensure the patch is inline,the mailer isn't altering the spaces or lines of the patch that.
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+In other words, one must be able to directly see the contents of the patch and apply it via [[git am|https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-am.html]] or [[git am --scissors|https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-am.html]]
Configure the send-email client using the same git config command we have used so far. The example patch can be e-mailed using this command:
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