[oe] OEDEM 2010: [RFC] useful commit message
fransmeulenbroeks at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 12:45:08 CEST 2010
2010/10/29 Paul Menzel <paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net>:
> Dear OE folks,
> could you please discuss the following proposal.
> I would very much like more elaborate commit messages. This is in my
> opinion already demanded by the commit policy , but often patch
> submitters, especially those not sending changes to review to the list,
> since they have direct access to the repository, fail to adhere to the
> The reason is, quite often I do not understand why a change was
> necessary. It would very much help me, if at least the error message was
> pasted to be able to compare with one’s own error messages and what
> distribution and machine was used to test the recipe.
> I added an item to the OEDEM wiki page too .
>  http://wiki.openembedded.org/index.php/Commit_Policy
>  http://wiki.openembedded.org/index.php?title=Oedem%2F2010&diff=2961&oldid=2954
It has been added to the agenda!
Thanks for bringing up this topic.
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