[webkit-dev] GIT and patch submission
ddkilzer at webkit.org
Mon Jun 23 11:43:26 PDT 2008
Yes, we accept git patches!
Here is the WebKit wiki page with some git info:
On Mon, 6/23/08, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> git-send-bugzilla (attached), is possibly the best thing
> since sliced
> bread. Maybe even better than sliced bread. It's how
> I submit all my
> patches to bugzilla.
> There is an actually git branch somewhere on the interwebs
> (one of the
> gtk-webkit guys maintains it). But I don't remember the
> URL off hand.
> You'll need to make sure you've installed the
> SSLeay perl module (use
> CPAN) now that we've moved our bugzilla to https.
> It will even remember your username and password for you
> (although I
> forget how to set that up).
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 8:34 AM, Michelangelo De Simone
> <m.des at mac.com> wrote:
> > Il giorno 23/giu/08, alle ore 14:01, Rob Kroeger ha
> >> I have cloned the WebKit source tree with git and
> prepared a patch with
> >> git format-patch.
> >> Is this acceptable for attaching to the bug report
> or is there a better
> >> approach?
> > Personally I make my patches with the old fashioned
> diff. Seen that you're
> > using git you may try to extract a patch with
> "git diff" (don't forget the
> > Changelog), comparing the actual (working) branch
> against the (untouched)
> > master could be a good idea to keep your work easily
> > Obviously those two branches should be synced at the
> same commit, otherwise
> > you'll have a spurious patch with some else's
> > git format-patch is mostly used for email submission.
> > Hope this can help.
> > --
> > // Et quid amabo nisi quod rerum enigma est?
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