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Re: Commit messages and the move to git
- From: Martin Jambor <mjambor at suse dot cz>
- To: GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 13:43:17 +0100
- Subject: Re: Commit messages and the move to git
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On Mon, Nov 04 2019, Richard Earnshaw (lists) wrote:
> Some tools, particularly gitk or git log --oneline, can use one-line
> summaries from a commit's log message when listing commits. It would be
> nice if we could start adopting a style that is compatible with this, so
> that in future commits are summarized in a useful way.
> The normal convention in git is that the one line summary is essentially
> the subject line of the email message that describes the patch and is
> then followed by a blank line before the body of the commit message.
I wholeheartedly agree. Thanks to everyone already doing this and
everyone else, please just start, adding a summary line takes just