Can we stop posting as [SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated?
samba at ira.wakeful.net
Thu Jul 8 06:30:53 MDT 2010
Is there a way to hack the git hook to do the right thing, and send
out the topic as the actual description of the commit?
IE: 90b1a1d - s3: Add SMB2 performance counters.
Just a thought,
On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 8:13 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> For a while now, it has annoyed me a little to try and guess what a
> thread on the mailing list is, when it has such a generic subject. Part
> of this has happend in the move from SVN, as GIT no longer has a
> directory name in the subject of the notification e-mails.
> In my attempts to set a good example on this, when I've posted a
> follow-up to someone commit message, I've tried in general to select the
> relevant patch name and use it as the subject.
> I'm wondering if I can encourage this as something that we should all
> adopt? At the moment, we hide almost everything comment on every single
> commit under the same commit message. It's not possible to tell from
> the subject if this comment is relevant to one's daily work.
> So, for example, a comment about Jermey's recent commit 's3: Add SMB2
> performance counters' would be retitled as Subject: s3: Add SMB2
> performance counters rather than [SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch
> master updated
> (I would hate to go this far, but perhaps if it too easy to forget, we
> could have mailman ban replies with this generic subject.)
> What do people think?
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
> Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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