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From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Behalf Of Laszlo Ersek
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:18 AM
To: Andrew Fish <email@example.com>
Cc: Bret Barkelew <Bret.Barkelew@microsoft.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org;
email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; Desimone, Nathaniel L
<email@example.com>; Mike Kinney
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; Leif Lindholm (Nuvia address)
Subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] [edk2-devel] [edk2-rfc] GitHub Pull Request based
Code Review Process
On 05/25/20 20:28, Andrew Fish wrote:
Tianocre wiki. It would be good if we could link to it from here , maybe as
On May 25, 2020, at 11:10 AM, Laszlo Ersek <email@example.com> wrote:Laszlo,
On 05/25/20 06:09, Andrew Fish wrote:
I also found I had to Bing/Google to find the detailed instructions(apologies if I've lost context; please disregard my message below in
I needed as a developer, as the Wiki seems to assume you just know
the Linux kernel patch process. That feels like an area we can improve.
I wrote the following wiki article originally in 2016:
I wrote it specifically for developers & maintainers with no (or
no) prior git / mailing list experience. Multiple developers
confirmed later that the article had helped them.
Your wiki article was very very helpful. I just could not find it from the
add to this: "Are you new to using git? If so, then the New to git page may be
The article at  is an official document, while the "unkempt guide" is not
official. The unkempt guide starts by deferring to . I didn't think the official
document should point to my unofficial one, and/or we should create a loop
That said, if someone else updates  with a pointer, I won't protest.
That's just something that I (having authored the unkempt guide) would not
I do agree that the wiki search facilities on github are basic. What has mostly
worked for me is clicking the Pages arrow, and then entering a *very simple*
search term in the drop-down search box. For example, if I do that now, and
only enter "git", then the "unkempt guide" is listed (with other hits of
course). I think this search box is basically for searching article titles.
they have never setup git with emali before. Your wiki, plus me figuring out
There are a lot folks who use git but don't use the email based review so
the magic internal SMTP reflector (I reached out on an internal git malling list)
is what got me unblocked.
It's great that you have access to such infrastructure at Apple!
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