Requesting better commit msgs

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Nov 8 23:34:18 GMT 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 11:38 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> Folks,
> I'd like to be able to automate the commit list in the
> the release notes using
>   $ git-log --no-merges v3-2-stable..v3-2-test \
>     | git-shortlog
> However, this requires a bit more disciple one our part when
> committing.  For example, commit msgs like "save memory"
> are pretty unhelpful in the case.  Please try to have a useful
> one line summary (around 60 characters) followed by a blank
> line and as much detail as you deem necessary.

Will this make it possible to improve the commit messages (in particular
the subjects) so as to make it easier to tell what's going on?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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