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Re: [PATCH v2 0/6] BCMA Cumulative patches from OpenWRT

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On 05/03/2012 07:04 AM, Nathan Hintz wrote:
> I will repost; it will probably be a few days though.  I haven't used
> GIT before other than cloning some repo's, so I have a learning curve to
> overcome.
> 
> Any hints are welcome.
> 
> Thanks,
> Nathan

Adding a description to a change is not a git specific thing, but a scm
best-practice. To easily add a description to each of your patches is by
doing an interactive rebase (details in [1]).

$ git rebase -i HEAD~6
* this will pop-up your favorite editor
* each line starts with word 'pick'
* replace it with letter 'r'
* close the editor

git will open the editor for each change and let you enter a
description. After that you can recreate your patches.

$ git format-patch --subject-prefix="PATCH v3" --cover-letter -s -M -6

I always give the -M to catch renames and -s to add signed-off-by.

Hope this helps.

Gr. AvS

[1] http://book.git-scm.com/4_interactive_rebasing.html

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