From: "W. Trevor King" <>

Less work and more error checking (e.g. does a merge base exist?).

Signed-off-by: W. Trevor King <>
 Documentation/user-manual.txt | 11 ++++-------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/user-manual.txt b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
index 31054a2..6446791 100644
--- a/Documentation/user-manual.txt
+++ b/Documentation/user-manual.txt
@@ -2298,17 +2298,14 @@ these changes, just apply directly to the `release` 
branch, and then
 merge that into the `test` branch.
 To create diffstat and shortlog summaries of changes to include in a "please
-pull" request to Linus you can use:
+pull" request to Linus you can use linkgit:git-request-pull[1]:
-$ git diff --stat origin..release
+$ git request-pull origin git:// release
-$ git log -p origin..release | git shortlog
+where the `git://` URL points to your <<public-repositories,public
 Here are some of the scripts that simplify all this even further.

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