Subject: Re: commit message
To: None <>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/29/2003 11:18:15
> On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> > 	it is suggested/enforced that pkgsrc commit meesage should include
> > 	changelog from the original package.  could we remove the requirement?
> > 	the policy has been making bad sideeffects to our PR database -
> > 	when original changelog includes "PR [0-9]*", the pkgsrc commit message
> > 	will be attached to unrelated PR database entries.
> As far as I understand, developers shouldn't copy the whole release notes
> 1:1, but rather extract a short summary (that shouldn't include any
> non-NetBSD PR numbers).

	when i attached a short summary, i get punished for not attaching
	the whole changelog.  what is the policy, and where it is documented?