[PATCH] doc: Note strong recommendation to use S-o-b in contributions
ppaalanen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 12:06:50 UTC 2016
On Fri, 4 Mar 2016 10:50:23 -0800
Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com> wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com>
> doc/Contributing | 9 +++++++++
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/doc/Contributing b/doc/Contributing
> index fe90614..65565dc 100644
> --- a/doc/Contributing
> +++ b/doc/Contributing
> @@ -30,6 +30,15 @@ cope with the way git log presents them.
> See  for a recommend reading on writing commit messages.
> +Your patches should also include a Signed-off-by line with your name and
> +email address. If you're not the patch's original author, you should
> +also gather S-o-b's by them (and/or whomever gave the patch to you.) The
> +significance of this is that it certifies that you created the patch,
> +that it was created under an appropriate open source license, or
> +provided to you under those terms. This lets us indicate a chain of
> +responsibility for the copyright status of the code.
> +We won't reject patches that lack S-o-b, but it is strongly recommended.
> == Tracking patches and following up ==
Reviewed-by: Pekka Paalanen <pekka.paalanen at collabora.co.uk>
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