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Subject[PATCH] Documentation: Update to SubmittingPatches
from ian McDonald

Use of git-diff

Signed-off-by: Ian McDonald <imcdnzl@gmail.com>
---
diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
index 237d54c..b8d746a 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
@@ -20,10 +20,24 @@ SECTION 1 - CREATING AND SENDING YOUR CH



-1) "diff -up"
-------------
+1) Creating a diff file
+-----------------------

-Use "diff -up" or "diff -uprN" to create patches.
+You can use git-diff which makes your life easy. If you want it to be more
+difficult then carry on reading.
+
+Make sure your patch does not include any extra files which do not
+belong in a patch submission. Make sure to review your patch -after-
+generated it with diff(1), to ensure accuracy.
+
+If your changes produce a lot of deltas, you may want to look into
+splitting them into individual patches which modify things in
+logical stages. This will facilitate easier reviewing by other
+kernel developers, very important if you want your patch accepted.
+There are a number of scripts which can aid in this:
+
+Use "diff -up" or "diff -uprN" to create patches
+------------------------------------------------

All changes to the Linux kernel occur in the form of patches, as
generated by diff(1). When creating your patch, make sure to create it
@@ -61,16 +75,6 @@ patch. The "dontdiff" file is included
2.6.12 and later. For earlier kernel versions, you can get it
from <http://www.xenotime.net/linux/doc/dontdiff>.

-Make sure your patch does not include any extra files which do not
-belong in a patch submission. Make sure to review your patch -after-
-generated it with diff(1), to ensure accuracy.
-
-If your changes produce a lot of deltas, you may want to look into
-splitting them into individual patches which modify things in
-logical stages. This will facilitate easier reviewing by other
-kernel developers, very important if you want your patch accepted.
-There are a number of scripts which can aid in this:
-
Quilt:
http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/quilt
-
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