[meta-arm,2/3] README: add section on expected commit message style

Submitted by Ross Burton on June 16, 2020, 2:14 p.m. | Patch ID: 173620

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Message ID 20200616141404.1046832-2-ross@burtonini.com
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Ross Burton June 16, 2020, 2:14 p.m.
From: Ross Burton <ross.burton@arm.com>

Signed-off-by: Ross Burton <ross.burton@arm.com>
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 README.md | 12 +++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/README.md b/README.md
index 8f56fce..d29e1a0 100644
--- a/README.md
+++ b/README.md
@@ -25,7 +25,17 @@  Currently, we only accept patches from the meta-arm mailing list.  For general
 information on how to submit a patch, please read
 https://www.openembedded.org/wiki/How_to_submit_a_patch_to_OpenEmbedded
 
-E-mail meta-arm@lists.yoctoproject.org with patches created using this process
+E-mail meta-arm@lists.yoctoproject.org with patches created using this process.
+
+Commits and patches added should follow the OpenEmbedded patch guidelines:
+
+https://www.openembedded.org/wiki/Commit_Patch_Message_Guidelines
+
+The component being changed in the shortlog should be prefixed with the layer name (without the meta- prefix), for example:
+
+  arm-bsp/trusted-firmware-a: decrease frobbing level
+
+  arm-toolchain/gcc: enable foobar v2
 
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