docs/56729: [patch] artciles/pr-guidelines: explain meaning of MFC

Josef El-Rayes j.el-rayes at
Fri Sep 12 07:30:23 UTC 2003

>Number:         56729
>Category:       docs
>Synopsis:       [patch] artciles/pr-guidelines: explain meaning of MFC
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-doc
>State:          open
>Class:          update
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Sep 12 00:30:21 PDT 2003
>Originator:     Josef El-Rayes
>Release:        FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE alpha
System: FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE #3: Sun Oct 13 23:53:31 CEST 2002 root at alpha

		this patch adds a note explaining the meaning of MFC, as 
		this term is used quite often in the article without explanation - 
		this term is also used quite often in other articles hardly explained.

--- article.sgml.diff begins here ---
--- article.sgml.orig	Fri Sep 12 01:30:28 2003
+++ article.sgml	Fri Sep 12 01:33:04 2003
@@ -122,7 +122,12 @@
 	  MFCed, then closes it.</para>

+    <note>
+      <para>MFC means <quote>Merge From CURRENT</quote>, the action of
+      merging a tested change from the -CURRENT development branch to 
+      the -STABLE branch.</para>
+    </note>
       <para>Many PRs are submitted with very little information about
 	the problem, and some are either very complex to solve, or
--- article.sgml.diff ends here ---


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