[Geany-devel] GIT commit mails format

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Mon Oct 31 13:29:36 UTC 2011

On 11-10-31 05:00 AM, Nick Treleaven wrote:
> On 25/10/2011 00:33, Lex Trotman wrote:
>> [...]
>>> If we go back to individual commit mails with diffs, is there anyway to
>>> limit how many individual messages get sent out at once and how many
>>> lines
>>> can be in a diff? Ex. if we merge the gtkbuilder branch at some
>>> point, is
>>> there anyway to prevent from flooding the list with all those commit
>>> mails
>>> but to send individual ones for regular 2 or 3 commits in a row?
> 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 :)

Matthew Brush

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