> On 2002-05-28T19:06:42,
> Marcelo Tosatti <email@example.com> said:
> Good morning Marcelo, could you please also consider switching to the somewhat
> more dense format used by Linus recently? It makes the changelogs a lot more
I guess I'll use Matthias changelog.pl. Havent tested it yet, though.
> As a further comment:
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> (02/05/03 1.408)
> > USB io_edgeport driver
> > <email@example.com> (02/05/06 1.383.11.22)
> > soft-fp fix:
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> (02/05/07 1.383.11.23)
> > copy_mm fix:
> and alike aren't actually very useful one-line summaries of the patch in
> question to a "casual" reader, sorry.
I got them through BK pull: I can't change comments of those patches.
David, Greg, and others, please, more readable changelogs :)
> In the first case, I can guess that probably, it is a new driver added; or
> maybe it is just an update to an existing one? In the later two, what is
> fixed? How does it affect my own code, or my running system?
> The good work by all contributors not withstanding, it would be very nice if
> they could make the summary slightly more useful before sending a patch to
> Marcelo, for which I would like to thank everyone in advance ;-)
I have to change a patch's changelog (which is the message body which
people send me in case of a GNU patch) pretty often to make it more
I just can't change all of them.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to email@example.com
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/