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Re: ChangeLogs in commit messages
- From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- To: Andreas Schwab <schwab at suse dot de>
- Cc: Gary Benson <gbenson at redhat dot com>, Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo dot org>, gdb at sourceware dot org, Andreas Arnez <arnez at linux dot vnet dot ibm dot com>
- Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:01:12 -0700
- Subject: Re: ChangeLogs in commit messages
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> > Again, I do think that having the CL entry in the commit message is
> > useful, and I disagree with the idea of removing it from there.
> > Imagine you are scanning the past changes, looking for what might
> > have caused a behavior change. When using "git log", having the CL
> > in there often helps.
> It's already included. You can use git log -p to show it.
But -p shows the _entire_ patch. This is a lot of clutter just
to get the ChangeLog entries, don't you think?