[Geany-devel] GIT commit mails format

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Wed Nov 2 18:20:57 UTC 2011

Le 02/11/2011 18:18, Enrico Tröger a écrit :
> On Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:29:08 -0700, Matthew wrote:
>> On 10/31/2011 09:44 AM, Nick Treleaven wrote:
>>> On 31/10/2011 15:07, Nick Treleaven wrote:
>>>> On 31/10/2011 13:57, Matthew Brush wrote:
>>>>>>>> I'm not sure we would see a flood on a merge, probably only one
>>>>>>>> commit saying 'merged gtkbuilder branch'? The gtkbuilder commits
>>>>>>>> should appear as they are committed, not on merge.
>>>>>>> I think when you merge it makes all the commits onto the branch
>>>>>>> that was merged into also. At least this is what happened on the
>>>>>>> xfce-commits list when one of the devs merged several branches
>>>>>>> with a total of 800+ commits in them, each triggering a commit
>>>>>>> mail :)
>>>> Ok, but ideally it would do as I described, like the github commit
>>>> list for the scintilla-update merge:
>>>> https://github.com/geany/geany/commits
>>> Anyway I think the problem of only showing the first commit of the
>>> push in the subject makes the commit mails harmful because changes
>>> can easily be missed. This problem seems more important than the
>>> potential flooding issue. In practice our branch merges likely
>>> wouldn't have 800 commits.
>> +1
>> And if we do have a case where a massive amount of commits will happen 
>> at once, we could just temporarily disable the commit mails or ask 
>> Enrico to do it.  IIRC it would just be a matter of turning of the 
>> webhook through Github admin settings and turning it back on
>> afterwards.
> Yes.
> So I take this as a 'yes, turn it into something more similar to the
> old SVN commit mails with diff, size-limited and a link to the web
> repo'.
> Will do this soon and announce it before and after. 

Just wanted to say: looking forward to it :)



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