Commit e6da8ee8 authored by Junio C Hamano's avatar Junio C Hamano

SubmittingPatches: mention subsystems with dedicated repositories

These were only mentioned in periodical "A note from the maintainer"
posting and not in the documentation suite.  SubmittingPatches has a
section to help contributors decide on what commit to base their
changes, which is the most suitable place for this information.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
parent adcc42e6
......@@ -88,6 +88,10 @@ change is relevant to.
wait until some of the dependent topics graduate to 'master', and
rebase your work.
- Some parts of the system have dedicated maintainers with their own
repositories (see the section "Subsystems" below). Changes to
these parts should be based on their trees.
To find the tip of a topic branch, run "git log --first-parent
master..pu" and look for the merge commit. The second parent of this
commit is the tip of the topic branch.
......@@ -278,6 +282,26 @@ If you like, you can put extra tags at the end:
You can also create your own tag or use one that's in common usage
such as "Thanks-to:", "Based-on-patch-by:", or "Mentored-by:".
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Subsystems with dedicated maintainers
Some parts of the system have dedicated maintainers with their own
repositories.
- git-gui/ comes from git-gui project, maintained by Pat Thoyts:
git://repo.or.cz/git-gui.git
- gitk-git/ comes from Paul Mackerras's gitk project:
git://ozlabs.org/~paulus/gitk
- po/ comes from the localization coordinator, Jiang Xin:
https://github.com/git-l10n/git-po/
Patches to these parts should be based on their trees.
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An ideal patch flow
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