KernelTrap: The Perfect Patch
Aug 30, 2004, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In reply to a patch submission on the lkml in the form of a
link to an ftp site, Andrew Morton replied, 'I *really* dislike
receiving patches by going and getting them from internet servers.
It breaks our commonly-used tools. It loses authorship info. It
loses Signed-off-by: info. There is no changelog. All this means
that your patch is more likely to be ignored by busy people.
Please, just email the diffs.'
"He followed up this comment with a short guide titled, 'the