Commit 44acf105 authored by Rob Herring's avatar Rob Herring

dt-bindings: submitting-patches: add guidance on patch content and subject

Clarify that binding patches should also include include/dt-bindings/*
as part of them. The binding doc defines the ABI and the includes are
part of that. Add some details on the preferred subject prefix and
Signed-off-by: Rob Herring's avatarRob Herring <>
parent 522811e9
......@@ -6,7 +6,14 @@ I. For patch submitters
0) Normal patch submission rules from Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
1) The Documentation/ portion of the patch should be a separate patch.
1) The Documentation/ and include/dt-bindings/ portion of the patch should
be a separate patch. The preferred subject prefix for binding patches is:
"dt-bindings: <binding dir>: ..."
The 80 characters of the subject are precious. It is recommended to not
use "Documentation" or "doc" because that is implied. All bindings are
docs. Repeating "binding" again should also be avoided.
2) Submit the entire series to the devicetree mailinglist at
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