[dpdk-web] [PATCH] Suggest to use --subject-prefix and stable@ for stable-only patches

Luca Boccassi bluca at debian.org
Fri May 25 11:23:16 CEST 2018

Add a short abbreviation of the contributing guidelines regarding
patches for stable releases only

Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <bluca at debian.org>
 dev.html | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/dev.html b/dev.html
index a539eae..1a000d1 100644
--- a/dev.html
+++ b/dev.html
@@ -101,6 +101,10 @@
 	<pre>git send-email -3 --to dev at dpdk.org --cover-letter --annotate</pre>
 	<p>Shallow threading (<em>--thread --no-chain-reply-to</em>) is preferred for patch series.
 	It should be git's default.
+	<p>If a patch is for a <a href="/doc/guides/contributing/stable.html">stable release</a>
+	rather than for mainline, please send only to stable at dpdk.org and indicate the target branch
+	using --subject-prefix:
+	<pre>git send-email -1 --to stable at dpdk.org --subject-prefix='PATCH 17.11'</pre>
 	<p>Example of configuration in <em>~/.gitconfig</em>:
 	suppressfrom = true

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