Re: Best way to send several patches
From: Bjarke Istrup Pedersen
Date: Thu Aug 05 2010 - 18:30:56 EST
2010/8/6 Roland Dreier <rdreier@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > The question is, should I just send them all to this mailinglist
> > (Section 3 of Documentation/SubmittingPatches - the one with the patch
> > bomb - suggest that this is a bad idea), or how should I do it? (I
> > have only submitted a single patch before, so I didn't have to worry
> > about that back then).
> I would suggest sending a small batch of patches (say, four or five at
> most) and see how that goes. That way, in case you make some mistake in
> formatting or something, you don't have to send another huge pile when
> you resend.
> Once your initial batch is accepted and you have the hang of submitting
> patches, then you can submit bigger batches. But I would recommend
> having each batch have a common theme. For example there was the recent
> series of 42 fixes for confusing if indentation -- a big batch of fixes
> for the same problem in different places, which is exactly the right way
> to do things.
Thanks, I'll do that.
But I'll wait until rc1 is out as suggested :-)
> - Roland
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