[webkit-dev] changelog and patches

Evan Martin evan at chromium.org
Tue Feb 23 04:31:50 PST 2010

each time you rebase.

PS: try "webkit-patch help --all-commands", from that same directory;
in particular "webkit-patch post-commits" automates attaching your
patch to a bug.

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 1:27 PM, arno <arno at renevier.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've recently submitted a few patches.
> My workflow is as follow:
> I use git repository.
> Once I've made my modifications, I run WebKitTools/Scripts/prepare-ChangeLog,
> then I git-commit changeset in a private branch, then I export my patch with
> git-format-patch or git-diff
> My first problem is that sometimes, my patch does not apply because of
> changelog. I suppose it's because webkit changelog has changed in the
> repository. See for example attachment 49123 in bug #35191
> My second problem is that once I've updated git master branch, I can't rebase
> my private branch because again, changelogs have changed, and diffs do not
> apply correctly.
> So, what's wrong with my approach ? How do you manage multiple patches
> efficiently without being hampered by those changelog diff problems ?
> thanks a lot
> arno
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