[RFC] [wwwdocs] Rewrite docs on commit message and patch format

Jonathan Wakely jwakely@redhat.com
Tue Jun 15 15:01:43 GMT 2021


On Tue, 15 Jun 2021 at 15:25, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > Again, you're objecting to the current text:
> > https://gcc.gnu.org/contribute.html#patches
>
> Not at all, there are + in front, this is proposed new text.

Moved from one file to another.

>
> > > IMNSHO this all should emphasise *why* these things are recommended, and
> > > don't pretend these are "rules" at all.  They are not.  The important
> > > thing is to make it easy for *others* to work with your patches.  Adding
> > > frivolities does not help; concise, well-phrased, terse *does* help.
>
> ^^^ Let me repeat that, it is all that matters:
>
> IMNSHO this all should emphasise *why* these things are recommended, and
> don't pretend these are "rules" at all.  They are not.  The important
> thing is to make it easy for *others* to work with your patches.  Adding
> frivolities does not help; concise, well-phrased, terse *does* help.

Patches welcome, I'm not going to work on this change.



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