[Geany-devel] GIT commit mails format

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Tue Oct 18 18:03:09 UTC 2011

Le 18/10/2011 19:52, Enrico Tröger a écrit :
> Hey guys,
> right now, we use the stock email commit hook from Github and let it
> send commit mails to the geany-commits mailing list.
> However, compared to the old Subversion commit mails, they are quite
> different:
> First, they are not really commit mails but rather "push" mails, that
> is all commits which are transmitted within one push are combined into
> one mail instead of one mail per commit as it was previously.
> Secondly, the commit mails only include the commit message and a link
> to the commit diff at Github. I personally would prefer to have the
> diff included (also as before).
> So, I'm tempted to use something else for sending out commit mails.
> For example, the Xfce guys have a simple Shell script to do the job and
> it does it as I would wish:
> http://git.xfce.org/admin/xfce-git-hooks/tree/hooks/update-03-send-commit-mails
> An example mail:
> http://mail.xfce.org/pipermail/xfce4-commits/2011-October/023580.html
> What do you think?

Nothing but a big "+1" ;)

The resulting email looks good to me -- quite like a `git show` :) --,
just maybe it could include the GitHub link too if of any interest.


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