Subject: Re: commit message
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
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?