Re: Patch Tagging Guidelines (aka DEP3)
On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 11:25:17AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > For elfutils, I have 2 patches that I take from the upstream git
> > repo. Both patches have their own branch, and upstream/redhat
> > merges the master branch into them. So around the time of an
> > upstream release I do git diff release...branch to get the new patch.
> > Those branches contain several patches, so it's not a single
> > commit. And I'm not sure how to properly put in the header
> > where it comes from.
> I would suggesto to put an URL pointing to a branch instead of pointing to
> a specific commit. And explain in the description how the patch was
That assumes you can point to a URL. It might have a public VCS
repo, but not some website.