[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Package and database signing

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 00:36:03 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 11:28 PM, Denis A. Altoé Falqueto
<denisfalqueto at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 1:04 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> That would be a great start.  If those changes are still big, then break
>> them down further into logical components.
> One question: can I edit that big patch to extract the several parts
> or do i need to create real commits in my branch? I understand that
> the documentation of git-format-patch suggests the former. I just
> would like a confirmation from you, more experienced users.

Take a look at the "Splitting commits" section in
http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-rebase.html for
some helpful advice. I would highly recommend working on your own work
branch and making as many commits as you want in the future; when you
realize a lot of those are fixups you can easily go back with
git-rebase and reshape the whole patch set.

We will always prefer 5 or 6 commits here rather than 1 giant patch dump.


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