Commit 7d19e91b authored by Dan Carpenter's avatar Dan Carpenter Committed by Linus Torvalds

Documentation: add section about git to email-clients.txt

These days most people use git to send patches so I have added a section
about that.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent 24b414d5
Email clients info for Linux
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Git
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These days most developers use `git send-email` instead of regular
email clients. The man page for this is quite good. On the receiving
end, maintainers use `git am` to apply the patches.
If you are new to git then send your first patch to yourself. Save it
as raw text including all the headers. Run `git am raw_email.txt` and
then review the changelog with `git log`. When that works then send
the patch to the appropriate mailing list(s).
General Preferences
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Patches for the Linux kernel are submitted via email, preferably as
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