Commit eaa6c987 authored by René Scharfe's avatar René Scharfe Committed by Junio C Hamano

SubmittingPatches: document how to handle multiple patches

Signed-off-by: default avatarRene Scharfe <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <>
parent 69490f34
......@@ -126,8 +126,15 @@ People on the Git mailing list need to be able to read and
comment on the changes you are submitting. It is important for
a developer to be able to "quote" your changes, using standard
e-mail tools, so that they may comment on specific portions of
your code. For this reason, all patches should be submitted
"inline". If your log message (including your name on the
your code. For this reason, each patch should be submitted
"inline" in a separate message.
Multiple related patches should be grouped into their own e-mail
thread to help readers find all parts of the series. To that end,
send them as replies to either an additional "cover letter" message
(see below), the first patch, or the respective preceding patch.
If your log message (including your name on the
Signed-off-by line) is not writable in ASCII, make sure that
you send off a message in the correct encoding.
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