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

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Fri Jul 3 11:03:35 CEST 2020

On 7/3/2020 10:01 AM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> 02/07/2020 18:13, Ferruh Yigit:
>> 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?
> It should be in cover letter if there is one.
> If no cover letter, I would prefer not having it in git,


> so I would suggest having a line of --- before.


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