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Re: [libvirt] Submitting a patch



On 21.09.2012 23:06, Laine Stump wrote:
> On 09/21/2012 04:47 PM, Shawn Furrow wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I feel really bad sending this through the libvirt-list but the email
>> provided at the bottom of the patch page is rejecting my email.
>>
>> I have a patch for Libvirt but I am unsure how to go about doing it. I
>> saw that on the patches page it says to submit the patch using
>> Mercurial's patchbomb extension. 
> 
> Where did you see this? libvirt has used git for a very long time, and
> I've never previously heard of any suggestion to use a mercurial tool to
> send a patch to libvir-list. Either the page is *way* out of date, or
> referring to something else.
> 
> Up-to-date instructions for sending patches are in the HACKING file in
> the toplevel directory of the libvirt tree. Basically, use "git
> send-email" if at all possible.

HACKING is available online too:

    http://libvirt.org/hacking.html

Don't forget to check your patch with 'make check && make syntax-check'.

Michal


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