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From: John Bradford <>
To: (Zack Brown)
Cc: (Linus Torvalds), (Marcelo Tosatti), (Linux Kernel Mailing List)
Subject: Re: ChangeLog suggestion
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 07:52:19 +0100 (BST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20030426062105.GA1423@renegade> from "Zack Brown" at Apr 25, 2003 11:21:05 PM

> In each changelog entry, it would be really useful to include the
> Message-ID of that email in a regex-parsable location. This way, if the
> email was cced to lkml it would be possible for folks to track down the
> actual patch.
> I'm not familiar with your scripts, but I'd be surprised if this were very
> difficult to implement. At the same time, there are many cases of changelog
> entries that read only 'USB' or something equally unhelpful, where there is
> little chance that anyone could track down the corresponding patch.  Having the
> Message-ID in those cases would make all the difference in the world.

The changelogs are generated by BitKeeper - couldn't we simply include
a link that will let anybody[1] access the relevant changesets?

[1] This can be via HTTP, and _doesn't_ require anybody to use
BitKeeper in any way.


  reply	other threads:[~2003-04-26  6:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-04-26  6:21 ChangeLog suggestion Zack Brown
2003-04-26  6:52 ` John Bradford [this message]
2003-04-26 15:12   ` Zack Brown
2003-04-26 17:28     ` Arjan van de Ven
2003-04-26 16:34   ` Linus Torvalds
2003-04-26 16:50     ` Larry McVoy
2003-04-26 16:50     ` John Bradford
2003-04-26 16:53       ` John Bradford
2003-04-26 17:07     ` Zack Brown
2003-04-26 16:29 ` Linus Torvalds
2003-04-26 17:44   ` Shachar Shemesh
2003-04-26 18:06     ` Linus Torvalds
2003-04-26 18:17       ` Shachar Shemesh
2003-04-26 18:23         ` Larry McVoy
2003-04-26 18:29       ` Jörn Engel
2003-04-26 20:08 b_adlakha

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