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	Tom Rix <>
Subject: [PATCH] docs: process: Add an example for creating a fixes tag
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:01:15 -0700
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From: Tom Rix <>

To make it a little clearer how to create a fixes tag,
add an example based on the preceeding gitconfig setup.

Signed-off-by: Tom Rix <>
 Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst b/Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
index e58b2c541d25..5219bf3cddfc 100644
--- a/Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
+++ b/Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
@@ -196,6 +196,11 @@ outputting the above style in the ``git log`` or ``git show`` commands::
 		fixes = Fixes: %h (\"%s\")
+An example call::
+	$ git log -1 --pretty=fixes 54a4f0239f2e
+	Fixes: 54a4f0239f2e ("KVM: MMU: make kvm_mmu_zap_page() return the number of pages it actually freed")
 .. _split_changes:
 3) Separate your changes

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2020-07-10 20:01 trix [this message]
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