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Subject: Re: patch commit template

Re: patch commit template

From: Thomas Martitz <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 21:33:44 +0200

Jonathan Gordon schrieb:
> 2009/7/14 Paul Louden <>:
>> Frank Gevaerts wrote:
>>> --- begin commit message ---
>>> This fixes x when y fails to do z
>>> Flyspray: FS#1234
>>> Author: John Doe
>>> --- end commit message ---
>> I'd actually prefer if the FS# were the first line of the commit (or rather,
>> the very first X characters). This is handy for RSS readers as well, I
>> think, for the IRC bot (which gives limited info) since you can immediately
>> know where to look for the really detailed history of the patch.
> agreed.

The git docs also state that the first line of a commit is used for some
tools to sum up the commit (not that I know any of those). I'm undecided.
Received on 2009-07-14

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