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Re: The fixes-bug field

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: The fixes-bug field
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:31:40 -0500
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> With git, I'd prefer using a commit message that matches what's in
> the ChangeLog entry, as that's simpler anyway.   I.e., I'd rather use
> this commit message:
>       Fix misdisplay of interlaced GIFs with libgif5 (Bug#16372).

That's good enough for me, yes.  Having a more strongly formalized form
(as used in Bzr) can be handy to add backlinks from the bug tracker's
web pages to related commits, tho.

Also, the first line tends to be longish already, so it might be
preferable to place it at the end instead.

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