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From Omar Gonzalez <>
Subject Re: Understanding Git
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2012 22:20:08 GMT
On Thursday, November 22, 2012, Justin Mclean wrote:

> Hi,
> >> Seems a of of the conversation is still around accepting pull requests,
> >> without github there will be no pull requests right?
> Outlining the process for non committers (ie what series of git commands
> is needed to run) would be useful as I think the expectation is currently
> that no patch files are required. It's easy enough to generate a patch file
> from a pull request but a little harder if you need to manually generate it
> (especially to someone unfamiliar with git).
> Also  with committers applying patches, what's teh process? Should we use
> git am --signoff OR git apply?
> > I'll make sure to talk about that at the connect meeting and in the wiki.
> Sounds good to me.
> Thanks,
> Justin

All the feedback has been great and it'll help me prepare something as
comprehensive as I can.

In regard to manually applying patches I've only used 'git am', but I will
read up on the difference between it and apply.

I do know that the --signOff flag was introduced specifically for the
workflows that the Linux kernel uses.


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