[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] scripts: check commits with checkpatch

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Thu Jun 2 15:15:54 CEST 2016

2016-06-02 13:33, Bruce Richardson:
> Testing this out here, I find that git format-patch includes the diff stats
> in the output, which then can trigger long-line warnings for the commit message.
> 	WARNING:COMMIT_LOG_LONG_LINE: Possible unwrapped commit description (prefer a maximum 75 chars per line)
> 	#8:
> 	 examples/my-new-test-app/basicfwd.c | 342 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> To fix this, I suggest replacing "format-patch --stdout" with "show --format=email"
> since that should give the same output just without the change stats.

or format-patch --no-stat

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