[Geany-devel] GIT commit mails format

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Mon Oct 31 16:44:52 UTC 2011

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.

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