[libvirt] [PATCH] hacking: Improve 'git send-email' documentation

Ján Tomko jtomko at redhat.com
Thu Jun 15 07:14:27 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 11:31:43AM +0800, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
>For the benefit of first time contributors, we point out that 'git
>send-email' might have to be installed separately; however, we omit
>the fact that some configuration will likely be needed before it
>can successfully deliver patches to the mailing list.
>Some minor tweaks to the existing contents are included as well.
>Signed-off-by: Andrea Bolognani <abologna at redhat.com>
> docs/hacking.html.in | 36 ++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
> 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
> <pre>
>   git config sendemail.to libvir-list at redhat.com
> </pre>
>+        <p>For a single patch you can omit
>+        <code>--cover-letter</code>, but a series of two or more
>+        patches needs a cover letter.</p>
>+        <p>If everything went well, your patch should show up on the
>+        <a href="https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/">libvir-list
>+        archives</a> in a matter of minutes; if you still can't find it on
>+        there after an hour or so, you should double-check your setup.</p>

First time posts to the mailing list still have to be approved by the
moderator, AFAIK.

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