Commit 58591e8a authored by Randy Dunlap's avatar Randy Dunlap Committed by Linus Torvalds
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[PATCH] SubmittingPatches: diffstat options

Add desired 'diffstat' options to use for kernel patches.

Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 15b2fe39
......@@ -386,6 +386,9 @@ a diffstat, to show what files have changed, and the number of inserted
and deleted lines per file. A diffstat is especially useful on bigger
patches. Other comments relevant only to the moment or the maintainer,
not suitable for the permanent changelog, should also go here.
Use diffstat options "-p 1 -w 70" so that filenames are listed from the
top of the kernel source tree and don't use too much horizontal space
(easily fit in 80 columns, maybe with some indentation).
See more details on the proper patch format in the following
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