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Re: Git commit messages

From: Florian Dold
Subject: Re: Git commit messages
Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 14:54:17 +0530
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On 5/27/20 2:46 PM, Schanzenbach, Martin wrote:
> Here, a message of "fix #1234" is NOT sufficient.
> I have done so myself and have found ~50 in the current log since 0.12.1.
> Those are not useful messages. Having to do to mantis to check the changes 
> meaning
> is quite annoying. Especially if the fix is not detailed in the bug report 
> itself.
> The commit message should explain the _change_. The bugreport should document 
> the _reason_.

Yeah, that's a really good point.

Makes sense to prioritize the needs of people who'll read the change log
over the committer who'll have to spend ten more seconds copy&pasting
the bug title!

- Florian

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