Preferred patch format

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Fri Mar 22 19:06:15 CST 2002

Warren_Baird at writes:

>   1.  submit smaller patches periodically between snapshots, but possibly
> patches made against out-of-date code.
>   2. submit larger patches every time a new snapshot comes out, including all
> the changes I've made since the last snapshot.
> Option 1 has the advantage that I can submit smaller patches, but 2 has the
> advantage that the patches are more likely to be up-to-date.
> My inclination is towards option 2, but I thought I would ask on the list and
> see if there was a preference here...

Smaller patches are always better; and if they are small enough it
doesn't really matter if they are not up to date, I can merge them
easily. So option 1 is the best choice.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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