[coreboot] Guide lines: Prepend commit summary with component (was: New patch to review for coreboot: 0b41858 Clean up the mmu setup a bit)
marcj303 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 18:15:07 CET 2013
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 3:17 PM, David Hendricks <dhendrix at google.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Paul Menzel
> <paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>> Dear coreboot folks,
>> Am Montag, den 28.01.2013, 18:02 +0100 schrieb Ronald G.Minnich:
>> > Clean up the mmu setup a bit
>> to keep a better overview when looking at the commit log (`git log
>> --format=oneline` in Gitweb for example) it would help me, if the
>> component the patch/commit touches would be prepended to the commit
>> ARMv7/Snow: Clean up the MMU setup a bit
>> Does everybody agree with that so that this could be added to the
>> development guidelines?
> It can be helpful, but should be left at the author's discretion. Prefixes
> are handy because proper grammar takes a lot of space in a subject line, but
> are not required in every case.
> If you wish to focus only on a particular part of the codebase, then specify
> the directories/files you wish to look at when running git log. Actually, I
> think it would look kind of ugly to do "git log src/arch/x86" and see every
> commit cluttered with some cookie-cutter prefix.
> /my $0.02.
> David Hendricks (dhendrix)
> Systems Software Engineer, Google Inc.
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