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Comment: Updated the policy with link to Developer's Certificate of Origin


Hints when writing commits

  • make Make commits of logical units
  • check Check for unnecessary whitespace with "git diff --check" before committing
  • do Do not check in commented out code or unneeded files
  • provide Provide a meaningful commit message
  • the The first line of the commit message should be a short description and should skip the full stop
  • if you want your work included upstream, add a "Signed-off-by: Your Name <>" line to the commit message (or just use the option "-s" when committing) to confirm that you agree to the Developer's Certificate s Certificate of Origin
  • make Make sure that you have tests for the bug you are fixing
  • make Make sure that the test suite passes after your commit