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Subject: Re: patch commit template

Re: patch commit template

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 12:43:21 -0700

2009/7/14 Rob Purchase <rob.purchase_at_googlemail.com>:
> On 14/07/2009 20:14, Frank Gevaerts wrote:
>>
>> --- begin commit message ---
>> This fixes x when y fails to do z
>>
>> Flyspray: FS#1234
>> Author: John Doe
>> --- end commit message ---
>>
>
> Is there a reason to mandate a multi-line message?
>
> A simple "FS#1234 by John Doe: This fixes x when y fails to do z" is surely
> just as easy to spot, and rather easier to type on the SVN command-line...
>
> Rob
>

The issue was so someone could grep the log for "Author:" and see
names which keep coming up... it could be done on FS# but not as
easily/nicely
Received on 2009-07-14


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