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@ 2023-09-13  9:36 ` Leonardo Bras
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From: Leonardo Bras @ 2023-09-13  9:36 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Masahiro Yamada, Randy Dunlap, Nathan Chancellor,
	Nick Desaulniers, Nicolas Schier, Mauro Carvalho Chehab
  Cc: linux-kernel, linux-kbuild

CC: linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org
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On Wed, Sep 13, 2023 at 04:55:50AM -0300, Leonardo Bras wrote:
> 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>
> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
> ---
> 
> Please provide feedback on what else to add / remove / reorder here!
> 
> Changes since RFCv3:
> - Added "*types.h" matching so type headers appear before reguler headers
> - Removed line ends ($) in patterns: they previously provided a 
>   false-positive
> - Fixed build patterns to allow matching Kconfig, Kbuild & Makefile
>   in any subdirectory
> 
> Changes since RFCv2:
> - Fixed licence comment to from /**/ to #
> - Fixed filename in how-to comment
> - Fix build order: Kconfig -> Kbuild -> Makefile
> - Add *.mk extension 
> - Add line-ends ($) to make sure and get the correct extensions
> - Thanks Masahiro Yamada for above suggestions!
> - 1 Ack, thanks Randy!
> 
> Changes since RFCv1:
> - Added Kconfig* (thanks Randy Dunlap!)
> - Changed Kbuild to Kbuild* (improve matching)
> 
> 
>  scripts/git.orderFile | 34 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 34 insertions(+)
>  create mode 100644 scripts/git.orderFile
> 
> diff --git a/scripts/git.orderFile b/scripts/git.orderFile
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..7cef02cbba3c
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/scripts/git.orderFile
> @@ -0,0 +1,34 @@
> +# 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
> +*Kconfig*
> +*Kbuild*
> +*Makefile*
> +*.mak
> +*.mk
> +
> +# semantic patches
> +*.cocci
> +
> +# headers
> +*types.h
> +*.h
> +
> +# code
> +*.c
> -- 
> 2.42.0
> 


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