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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] commit messages
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-09-28 08:19:21


This sounds good. Can you add this to the trac wiki?

(e.g., MPICH did something like this when they converted to git)

On Sep 28, 2013, at 8:15 AM, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Let's discuss some rules for commit messages. I used svn propedit often
> in the past, that's not possible anymore once pushed to the main git repo.
>
> 1) Obviously we should follow the commit log convention:
>
> one short line description (less than 80 chars)
> <blank line>
> full description
>
>
> 2) When backporting patches between public branches, use git cherry-pick
> *-x* so that the old commit ID is recorded is the new commit log. If
> you're working in your private branches, this may not be needed (if the
> old commit ID may change before you actually push it).
>
> 3) Configure your username and email properly before commtting.
>
> git config user.email <foo_at_bar>
> git config user.name "First Last"
>
> This goes into .git/config. Add --global to make these global for all
> your git repos (goes into ~/.gitconfig)
>
> What else?
>
> Brice
>
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