[ovs-discuss] Reg error when submitting patch.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Fri Nov 22 00:50:06 UTC 2019


It's tricky to send patches with most email clients, because most email
clients like to corrupt them.  If you can't use "git send-email" or
mutt or Emacs as your client, probably pull requests are easier.

On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 04:41:08PM -0800, Krishna Kolakaluri wrote:
> Thank you Ben, i will do that. I just followed the instructions
> provided in the documentation.
> Thanks
> Krishna
> 
> On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 4:39 PM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 11:46:40AM -0800, Krishna Kolakaluri wrote:
> > > Hi All,
> > >          I submitted two patches to ovs-dev and I get an error saying
> > > git-am "fatal: patch fragment without header at line 6". Can somebody
> > > help me what is wrong here.
> > >
> > > I used git format-patch as described in Documentation/internatls/contributing/.
> >
> > Probably you corrupted the patch as part of emailing it.  The one that
> > you enclosed below had corrupted white space.
> >
> > If emailing patches is difficult, you can submit a pull request via
> > Github instad.


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