Commit df24d9a6 authored by J. Bruce Fields's avatar J. Bruce Fields Committed by Linus Torvalds
Browse files

Documentation: prune redundant SubmitChecklist items



Kernel style is mentioned twice, and the git apply trick is a bit redundant
given the checkpatch.pl recommendation (which also checks for bad
whitespace).
Signed-off-by: default avatarJ. Bruce Fields <bfields@citi.umich.edu>
Cc: "Randy.Dunlap" <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent 064d9efe
......@@ -20,7 +20,11 @@ kernel patches.
4: ppc64 is a good architecture for cross-compilation checking because it
tends to use `unsigned long' for 64-bit quantities.
5: Matches kernel coding style(!)
5: Check your patch for general style as detailed in
Documentation/CodingStyle. Check for trivial violations with the
patch style checker prior to submission (scripts/checkpatch.pl).
You should be able to justify all violations that remain in
your patch.
6: Any new or modified CONFIG options don't muck up the config menu.
......@@ -79,13 +83,3 @@ kernel patches.
23: Tested after it has been merged into the -mm patchset to make sure
that it still works with all of the other queued patches and various
changes in the VM, VFS, and other subsystems.
24: Avoid whitespace damage such as indenting with spaces or whitespace
at the end of lines. You can test this by feeding the patch to
"git apply --check --whitespace=error-all"
25: Check your patch for general style as detailed in
Documentation/CodingStyle. Check for trivial violations with the
patch style checker prior to submission (scripts/checkpatch.pl).
You should be able to justify all violations that remain in
your patch.
Markdown is supported
0% or .
You are about to add 0 people to the discussion. Proceed with caution.
Finish editing this message first!
Please register or to comment