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authorSimon Glass <sjg@chromium.org>2012-09-27 15:06:02 +0000
committerTom Rini <trini@ti.com>2012-10-15 11:54:03 -0700
commitef0e9de82be6bb14e1a7c5c28f976c4fced12ed2 (patch)
treefe9ea0edbf5d3eecddc978904e7d9bde84bdd585 /tools
parent33f336d528d7e50947575613f2d9678bbced0445 (diff)
patman: Support Series-name tag to name a series
Sometimes it is possible to forget the name of the branch you used to generate an upstream series. To assist with this, add an optional patman does not use this. Signed-off-by: Simon Glass <sjg@chromium.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools')
2 files changed, 7 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/tools/patman/README b/tools/patman/README
index 86ede78d3..dc3957ce6 100644
--- a/tools/patman/README
+++ b/tools/patman/README
@@ -133,6 +133,11 @@ Series-prefix: prefix
Sets the subject prefix. Normally empty but it can be RFC for
RFC patches, or RESEND if you are being ignored.
+Series-name: name
+ Sets the name of the series. You don't need to have a name, and
+ patman does not yet use it, but it is convenient to put the branch
+ name here to help you keep track of multiple upstreaming efforts.
This is the patch set title
blah blah
diff --git a/tools/patman/series.py b/tools/patman/series.py
index ce36b230a..a283a2d1f 100644
--- a/tools/patman/series.py
+++ b/tools/patman/series.py
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ import gitutil
import terminal
# Series-xxx tags that we understand
-valid_series = ['to', 'cc', 'version', 'changes', 'prefix', 'notes'];
+valid_series = ['to', 'cc', 'version', 'changes', 'prefix', 'notes', 'name'];
class Series(dict):
"""Holds information about a patch series, including all tags.
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ class Series(dict):
self[name] = value
raise ValueError("In %s: line '%s': Unknown 'Series-%s': valid "
- "options are %s" % (self.commit.hash, line, name,
+ "options are %s" % (commit.hash, line, name,
', '.join(valid_series)))
def AddCommit(self, commit):