Commit Messages

simo idra at
Mon Oct 15 06:30:44 MDT 2012

On Mon, 2012-10-15 at 12:32 +0200, Karolin Seeger wrote:
> Hey folks,
> please try to write descriptive commit messages, that can be used for
> release notes. Non-developers should understand what your patch fixes.
> Additionally, please do include the bug id if possible.

I think it would be nice if we could follow the rules used by the Kernel
community for commit messages.

they are available in Documentation/SubmittingPatches

The points that I care about are 1.13, 1.14 and most importantly 1.15.

See it here:;a=blob_plain;f=Documentation/SubmittingPatches;hb=refs/heads/master


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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