[alsa-devel] Patch submission process (was: [PATCH] Add "Line In" input jack constants)

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Thu Oct 6 12:00:37 CEST 2011

On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 08:46:22AM +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
> On 10/05/2011 05:07 PM, Mark Brown wrote:
> >but please follow the patch submission process in SubmittingPatches - in
> >particular, don't send your patch as an attachment.

> I find this hard to fulfil at times, in particular when I want to
> add something to the email that I don't want to be a part of the
> commit message. Is this possible with git send-email, and without
> sending the patch as an attachment?

The relevant section of SubmittingPatches is:

|  - A marker line containing simply "---".
|   - Any additional comments not suitable for the changelog.
|   - The actual patch (diff output).

You can edit the patch after running format-patch, or use --annotate
with send-mail.

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