[PATCH v2] arm: update advice on kernel, initramfs and FDT load address.

Ian Campbell ian.campbell at citrix.com
Wed Aug 21 06:16:28 EDT 2013

On Wed, 2013-08-21 at 11:05 +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 10:59:07AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > Unless there are any more comments on the correctness of the advice I
> > suppose this should go via Russell's PTS? Now to dredge up the 8 year
> > old memories of how that stuff works...
> It's quite simple - with the standard git formatted email (iow, without
> 8<==== stuff or similar), just send it to the PTS address.
> In other words, summary in the subject line, patch description in the
> body along with the sign-off, the end-of-description marker, be that
> the dashes or "PATCH FOLLOWS", and the patch following that.

Thanks, git has simplified this a fair bit it seems.

> The only additional thing that needs to be added is a "Kernelversion:"
> tag to specify which kernel version the patch was generated against.
> That can go almost anywhere in the message before the actual patch
> itself.

Cool. Does it understand git tags and stuff? e.g v3.11-rc3 or a sha1?

> Alternatively, if you can remember your web login etc, then you can use
> the online form, which tries to make it easier (since it generates the
> formatted email for you - but some people find this method harder.)

I think remembering my web login is probably the biggest barrier for me
there. In fact remembering the username is probably too much ;-)


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