Commit 7d19e91b authored by Dan Carpenter's avatar Dan Carpenter Committed by Linus Torvalds
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Documentation: add section about git to email-clients.txt

These days most people use git to send patches so I have added a section
about that.

Signed-off-by: default avatarDan Carpenter <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 24b414d5
Email clients info for Linux
These days most developers use `git send-email` instead of regular
email clients. The man page for this is quite good. On the receiving
end, maintainers use `git am` to apply the patches.
If you are new to git then send your first patch to yourself. Save it
as raw text including all the headers. Run `git am raw_email.txt` and
then review the changelog with `git log`. When that works then send
the patch to the appropriate mailing list(s).
General Preferences
Patches for the Linux kernel are submitted via email, preferably as
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