[dpdk-ci] [PATCH v2] doc: add dependency syntax to contributing guide

Aaron Conole aconole at redhat.com
Mon Jul 6 20:02:27 CEST 2020


Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net> writes:

> 06/07/2020 17:09, Aaron Conole:
>> Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com> writes:
>> 
>> > 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 ("Title of the series")'
>> > OR
>> > 'Depends-on: patch-NNNNN ("Title of the patch")'
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
>> > ---
>> 
>> Is the plan that these must be scrubbed before committing?
>> 
>> This data doesn't seem useful in the history.  I would prefer it in the
>> subject like
>> 
>> [PATCH series-xxxx] lorem ipsum
>> 
>> Since the metadata gets scrubbed.
>
> Look below:
>
>> > +     Signed-off-by: Alex Smith <alex.smith at example.com>
>> > +     ---
>> > +     Depends-on: series-10000 ("Title of the series")
>
> Added after line ---
> so it won't be kept in the git history.

Ahh, I missed it for some reason.



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