Commit 63cb8215 authored by Matthieu Moy's avatar Matthieu Moy Committed by Junio C Hamano

SubmittingPatches: hints to know the status of a submitted patch.

"What happened to my patch" is pretty much a FAQ on the Git mailing list,
it deserves a few paragraphs in SubmittingPatches...
Signed-off-by: default avatarMatthieu Moy <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <>
parent b0b3a241
......@@ -279,6 +279,20 @@ from the list and queue it to 'pu', in order to make it easier for
people play with it without having to pick up and apply the patch to
their trees themselves.
Know the status of your patch after submission
* You can use Git itself to find out when your patch is merged in
master. 'git pull --rebase' will automatically skip already-applied
patches, and will let you know. This works only if you rebase on top
of the branch in which your patch has been merged (i.e. it will not
tell you if your patch is merged in pu if you rebase on top of
* Read the git mailing list, the maintainer regularly posts messages
entitled "What's cooking in git.git" and "What's in git.git" giving
the status of various proposed changes.
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