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authorLuca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>2018-05-25 10:23:16 +0100
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>2018-06-12 16:17:35 +0200
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suggest --subject-prefix for dpdk-stable patches
Add a short abbreviation of the contributing guidelines regarding patches for stable releases only. Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org> Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
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<pre>git send-email -3 --to dev@dpdk.org --cover-letter --annotate</pre>
<p>Shallow threading (<em>--thread --no-chain-reply-to</em>) is preferred for patch series.
It should be git's default.
+ <p>If a patch is for a <a href="/doc/guides/contributing/stable.html">stable release</a>
+ rather than for mainline, please send only to stable@dpdk.org and indicate the target branch
+ using <em>--subject-prefix</em>:
+ <pre>git send-email -1 --to stable@dpdk.org --subject-prefix='PATCH 17.11'</pre>
<p>Example of configuration in <em>~/.gitconfig</em>:
<pre>[sendemail]
suppressfrom = true