[Buildroot] [PATCH] docs/manual: standardize a bit more the formatting of commit titles

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sun Nov 25 08:51:17 UTC 2018

>>>>> "Carlos" == Carlos Santos <casantos at datacom.com.br> writes:


 >> First of all, it is essential that the patch has a good commit
 >> message. The commit message should start with a separate line with a
 >> -brief summary of the change, starting with the name of the affected
 >> -package. The body of the commit message should describe _why_ this
 >> +brief summary of the change, prefixed by the area touched by the
 >> +patch. A few examples of good commit titles:
 >> +
 >> +* +package/linuxptp: bump version to 2.0+

 > Looks good, but isn't "package/" a bit superfluous, since Most of the
 > commits are for packages? It also goes against the tradition:

 > $ git log --oneline origin/master | grep -i '^.......... [^ /]*: bump' |wc -l
 > 7644
 > $ git log --oneline origin/master | grep -i '^.......... [^ ]*/[^ ]*: bump' |wc -l
 > 2296

I also personally prefer without package/, but consistency and
documentation in the manual is nice, so Ok for me.

Acked-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com>

 > BTW, I want the bike shed red.


Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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