From: John Levon <movement@us...> - 2004-01-24 17:45:13
Update of /cvsroot/oprofile/oprofile-www/contribute
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv7051/contribute
mention check_style.py in contribute page
RCS file: /cvsroot/oprofile/oprofile-www/contribute/index.php3,v
retrieving revision 1.5
retrieving revision 1.6
diff -u -p -d -r1.5 -r1.6
--- index.php3 28 Nov 2003 15:05:39 -0000 1.5
+++ index.php3 24 Jan 2004 17:43:01 -0000 1.6
@@ -7,10 +7,19 @@ OProfile needs your help ! In your role
<?php rlink("mail/", "suggestions"); ?>
. As a developer,
-<?php rlink("download/", "patches"); ?>. Any patches should be in
-<tt>diff -prauN</tt> format, and able to be applied with <tt>patch -p1
-<foo.diff</tt> in the top directory. Please ensure you have read and
-followed <tt>doc/CodingStyle</tt> and <tt>HACKING</tt>.
+<?php rlink("download/", "patches"); ?>.
+If you have a patch to contribute, please make sure to first read and
+follow <tt>doc/CodingStyle</tt> and <tt>HACKING</tt>. The script
+<tt>check_style.py</tt> in the <tt>oprofile-tests</tt> CVS module can
+find some common problems for you, but it has issues with false
+negatives as well as false positives. Changes must be against
+the most recent CVS tree. Any patches should be in
+<tt>diff -prauN</tt> format, and able to be applied with <tt>patch
+-p1 <patch.diff</tt> in the top-level directory. If you're using CVS,
+you can create such a patch with a command like <tt>cvs -d `cat
+oprofile/CVS/Root` diff oprofile/ >patch.diff</tt>.
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