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* [RFC PATCH 1/1] scripts: Introduce a default git.orderFile
@ 2023-09-11 19:37 Leonardo Bras
  2023-09-11 22:05 ` Randy Dunlap
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 3+ messages in thread
From: Leonardo Bras @ 2023-09-11 19:37 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Masahiro Yamada, Nathan Chancellor, Nick Desaulniers,
	Nicolas Schier, Mauro Carvalho Chehab
  Cc: Leonardo Bras, linux-kernel, linux-kbuild

When reviewing patches, it looks much nicer to have some changes shown
before others, which allow better understanding of the patch before the
the .c files reviewing.

Introduce a default git.orderFile, in order to help developers getting the
best ordering easier.

Signed-off-by: Leonardo Bras <leobras@redhat.com>
---

Please provide feedback on what else to add / remove / reorder here!

 scripts/git.orderFile | 31 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 31 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 scripts/git.orderFile

diff --git a/scripts/git.orderFile b/scripts/git.orderFile
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..3434028be2f2
--- /dev/null
+++ b/scripts/git.orderFile
@@ -0,0 +1,31 @@
+/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
+
+# order file for git, to produce patches which are easier to review
+# by diffing the important stuff like header changes first.
+#
+# one-off usage:
+#   git diff -O scripts/git.orderfile ...
+#
+# add to git config:
+#   git config diff.orderFile scripts/git.orderfile
+#
+
+MAINTAINERS
+
+# Documentation
+Documentation/*
+*.rst
+
+# build system
+Kbuild
+Makefile*
+*.mak
+
+# semantic patches
+*.cocci
+
+# headers
+*.h
+
+# code
+*.c
-- 
2.42.0


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