[webkit-dev] bugid in ChangeLog

Patrick Gansterer paroga at paroga.com
Sat Mar 26 14:26:34 PDT 2011

Am 26.03.2011 um 19:30 schrieb Brent Fulgham:
> I don't want to have a bug report for everything either, but I do agree that my failure to include it in the changelog for the FontPlatformData change was a stupid oversight.
> I'll make sure to avoid that mistake in the future!

I didn't want to blame you directly! :-)

Am 26.03.2011 um 21:32 schrieb Ryosuke Niwa:
> On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 10:41 AM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
> On Mar 26, 2011, at 3:24 AM, Patrick Gansterer wrote:
> > Sometimes folks commit changes without bug numbers. If those changes breaks things it's hard to find the correct context for the change.
> > Can we make the bug number a requirement for a commit when it has a corresponding bug?
> > IMHO it would be great if the style bot and the reviewer complain about missing bug numbers.
> I don’t think we should require a bug report for every commit.
> I think Patrick is saying that we should require to have the corresponding bug number if there is one, not that every commit should have a bug number.

Correct! I don't think we need a bug id for every commit (e.g. a simple build fix). But if we already upload a patch to bugzilla we should make the bug number a requirement in the ChangeLog. IMHO there's no extra cost to do this.

- Patrick

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