[dpdk-ci] [PATCH] doc: add dependency syntax to contributing guide

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu Jul 2 18:13:28 CEST 2020


On 7/1/2020 12:59 PM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> 01/07/2020 13:35, Ferruh Yigit:
>> To help managing patch dependencies, both for maintainers or automation
>> tasks, document a syntax for commit logs or cover letters to express
>> their dependencies.
>>
>> Using the syntax proposed in Bugzilla ID 210:
>> [https://bugs.dpdk.org/show_bug.cgi?id=210]
>>
>> 'Depends-on: series-NNNNN' OR 'Depends-on: patch-NNNNN'
> 
> It would be more convenient to add the patch or series title
> as we do for "Fixes" tag:
> 
> 	Depends-on: series-NNNNN ("Title of the series")

OK, will update in next version.

Should we enforce any location for the tag, like first of line of the commit log
or cover letter? Does something like this helps to parsers?



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