[Mesa-dev] [PATCH 4/4] docs/submittingpatches.html: document the Fixes tag

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 19:23:41 UTC 2017

From: Emil Velikov <emil.veliko at collabora.com>

Provide information and an example.

Signed-off-by: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>
 docs/submittingpatches.html | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/docs/submittingpatches.html b/docs/submittingpatches.html
index 564ad731b2..6ca39c4825 100644
--- a/docs/submittingpatches.html
+++ b/docs/submittingpatches.html
@@ -78,6 +78,11 @@ patch comment.  For example:
    Bugzilla: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89689
+<li>If a patch addresses a issue introduced with earlier commit, that should be
+noted in the patch comment.  For example:
+   Fixes: d7b3707c612 "util/disk_cache: use stat() to check if entry is a directory"
 <li>If there have been several revisions to a patch during the review
 process, they should be noted such as in this example:

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