[webkit-dev] ChangeLog format

Carlos Garcia Campos carlosgc at webkit.org
Thu Aug 22 00:46:34 PDT 2013

El jue, 22-08-2013 a las 00:41 -0700, Mark Rowe escribió:
> On 2013-08-21, at 11:11 PM, Carlos Garcia Campos <carlosgc at webkit.org> wrote:
> > I see, I thought ChangeLog parser was used everywhere. So, I guess the
> > solution would be to find a format most people like and adapt all
> > scripts to it. I personally think it's not worth it, though. The oneline
> > git log format is ok with the old commit message format IMO. If the only
> > problem is that the bug number is not in the first line we can probably
> > add it without adding the URL in angle brackets, something like:
> > 
> > Bug 119872 - REGRESSION: Crash under JITCompiler::link while loading Gmail
> > https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=119872
> What benefit does duplicating the bug number in the first line provide? It’s just yet another thing to have to add when writing the ChangeLog entry.

The benefit is that you see the bug number when using git log oneline
format, I'm guessing that seeing the bug number in the first line was
the motivation of the new ChangeLog format.

> - Mark

Carlos Garcia Campos

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