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Add a note in the contributing file about trivial commits.

A better explanation of where the "CLA: trivial" line goes and how to add
it post hoc.

Reviewed-by: Matthias St. Pierre <Matthias.St.Pierre@ncp-e.com>
(Merged from https://github.com/openssl/openssl/pull/9265)
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Pauli 3 years ago
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@ -19,8 +19,16 @@ guidelines:
1. Anything other than a trivial contribution requires a Contributor
License Agreement (CLA), giving us permission to use your code. See
https://www.openssl.org/policies/cla.html for details. If your
contribution is too small to require a CLA, put "CLA: trivial" on a
line by itself in your commit message body.
contribution is too small to require a CLA (e.g. fixing a spelling
mistake), place the text "CLA: trivial" on a line by itself separated by
an empty line from the rest of the commit message. It is not sufficient to
only place the text in the GitHub pull request description.
To amend a missing "CLA: trivial" line after submission, do the following:
git commit --amend
[add the line, save and quit the editor]
git push -f
2. All source files should start with the following text (with
appropriate comment characters at the start of each line and the


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