[arch-dev-public] Proper commit messages

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun May 24 10:23:25 EDT 2009

Daenyth Blank wrote:
> On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 09:26, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
>> Recently we had some package updates in the repositories where just the
>> pkgrel was upped and nothing else was changed, and committed with
>> "upgpkg: subversion 1.6.2-3" or "upgpkg: mplayer 29318-1.1".
>> Both examples are worthless commit messages, as there's nothing in there
>> that describes why it was bumped.
>> Could we please make sane commit messages in the near future, so we have
>> an idea why a package has been bumped?
>> Thanks.
> Perhaps devtools could take a flag that would allow you to customize
> your commit message?

Ummm.... what?

extrapkg "this is a commit message"

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