GSOC 2012 , submitting a patch for easy hack

Korrawit Pruegsanusak detective.conan.1412 at
Sat Mar 31 05:48:08 PDT 2012

Hello there,

On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 18:36, kud360 <kud360 at> wrote:
> I think I got this one right :
> I added help buttons to all the dialog boxes that did not have them , i used
> git format-patch master stdout > helpbuttons.patch
> Here are the contents of the file :

I think you've done ./g format-patch, which isn't necessary, because
you've made the changes in core repository only.
And I'm not sure whether we really need 'stdout' in the command.

What I usually use is:
    git format-patch HEAD~1
if you have done only one commit, a file name 0001-xxxx.patch will be
produced the working directory.

Also, you are recommended to do:
    git config --global "your-firstname lastname"
    git config --global "your-email at"
to properly have an author information in the commit message.

Next, for submitting a patch, it's better to start an email subject
with [PATCH] to catch an attention. :-)
And if you're fixing a concrete bug, it would be good to mention a bug
number in the commit message subject, in this case fdo#47864.

Lastly, could you please send a blanket email confirming that this and
your future contributions are licensed under MPL / LGPLv3+ ?

Sorry for the long email, I hope you don't get bored yet :-)
And, welcome to LibreOffice! :-)

Best Regards,
Korrawit Pruegsanusak

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