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How to submit a patch

What is a patch?

A patch is a way that you can make changes to the libsmbios code and send just your changes to the libsmbios development team. The team can see the lines of code that you changed, so they don't need to hunt through the code to see what changed. You can also use the patch to apply the changes to the official code base.

You create a patch by downloading the source code for libsmbios and working on coding up your changes.

Creating a patch from tarball

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How do I verify my changes.

There are several requirements for any proposed change to libsmbios. The requirements are very easy to fulfill. The list of requirements are below. Any patch not including all of these items will be rejected.


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