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Re: Mentioning PR's in ChangeLogs
Tom Tromey wrote:
Hmm, this is the answer I was looking for!
> FYI: on sources, if your CVSROOT/loginfo is set up properly, you can
> have commits which mention a PR automatically be appended to the PR.
> You have to mention the PR in the commit message with the correct
> syntax, namely it must contain the text `PR category/NNN', where
> `category' is the correct category name for the PR and `NNN' is the PR
> This puts the commit message into the PR. If you've turned on cvsweb
> URLs for the commit messages (again in loginfo) then this provides a
> simple gnats/cvs integration: you can go directly from the PR to the
> patches which supposedly fixed it.
> In gcj-land we've adopted the policy of including text like `Fixed PR
> gcj/2929' in the ChangeLog entry. That's in addition to, not in place
> of, whatever other ChangeLog description we write.
..... Fixed PR gdb/4705.