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How to send the patches

Howard Chen edited this page Mar 21, 2016 · 6 revisions

How to send the patches?

Become a developer

Git commit your modification

Generate the patches by git format-patch

$>git fetch origin
$>git rebase origin/master
$>mkdir -p patch
$>git format-patch -o patch origin/master

Config the mail server to use

$>vi ~/.gitconfig
# Add following lines
...
[sendemail]
	smtpencryption = tls
	smtpserver = smtp.googlemail.com
	smtpuser = $YOUR_EMAIL 
	smtpserverport = 587
	suppresscc = self
...

Send the patches

git send-email --annotate --to socware.help@gmail.com --to hypercos@freelists.org patch/*