Commit d19b3e32 authored by Junio C Hamano's avatar Junio C Hamano Committed by Jonathan Corbet
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Documentation/process: fix the canonical patch format description

There shouldn't be a blank line at the beginning, if there is no
optional in-body "From" line.  There must be a blank line between
the body of the explanation and the beginning of the S-o-b lines.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJunio C Hamano <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <>
parent ac0a314c
......@@ -621,14 +621,14 @@ The canonical patch subject line is::
The canonical patch message body contains the following:
- A ``from`` line specifying the patch author (only needed if the person
sending the patch is not the author).
- An empty line.
- A ``from`` line specifying the patch author, followed by an empty
line (only needed if the person sending the patch is not the author).
- The body of the explanation, line wrapped at 75 columns, which will
be copied to the permanent changelog to describe this patch.
- An empty line.
- The ``Signed-off-by:`` lines, described above, which will
also go in the changelog.
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