Commit 816ff352 authored by Diego Biurrun's avatar Diego Biurrun

doc: Add Git configuration section

parent 6c1ed454
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@end example
@chapter Git configuration
In order to simplify a few workflows, it is advisable to configure both
your personal Git installation and your local Libav repository.
@section Personal Git installation
Add the following to your @file{~/.gitconfig} to help @command{git send-email}
and @command{git format-patch} detect renames:
@example
[diff]
renames = copy
@end example
@section Repository configuration
In order to have @command{git send-email} automatically send patches
to the libav-devel mailing list, add the following stanza
to @file{/path/to/libav/repository/.git/config}:
@example
[sendemail]
to = libav-devel@@libav.org
@end example
@chapter Libav specific
@section Reverting broken commits
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