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bug#20325: convert "fixes:debbugs:123" in log to (Bug#123) in ChangeLog


From: Ivan Shmakov
Subject: bug#20325: convert "fixes:debbugs:123" in log to (Bug#123) in ChangeLog
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:25:30 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>

 >> "Fixes: debbugs:NNNN" is designed for Bzr I think,

 > Bzr didn't have this in the log messages, it had this as meta-data.
 > Conversion to Git moved this into the commit log, since AFAIK Git
 > doesn't have such an attribute in its meta-data.

        I guess the above means there’s no valid reason to stick to this
        format any longer?

 >> count  example of the style
 >> 262    Fixes: debbugs:20357
 >> 172    (Bug#20011)
 >>  49    (bug#20276)

        I believe these two are essentially the same format – subject to
        the usual capitalization rules.  Consider, e. g.:

        * lisp/foo.el (foo-bar): Do not call qux.  (Bug#54321)
        * lisp/baz.el (baz-mode): Let-bind foo-1 to nil (bug#53210) and
        call bar.

        FWIW, I’d prefer to just stick with the (bug#) markers for
        commit messages, and let them propagate as is to the ChangeLog
        when one’s generated.

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