Port maintainers, please mind the commit guidelines

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at macports.org
Thu Mar 10 20:08:20 PST 2011

On Mar 10, 2011, at 7:52 PM, Daniel J. Luke wrote:

> On Mar 10, 2011, at 3:12 PM, Marko Käning wrote:
>>>> http://trac.macports.org/wiki/NewCommittersGuide, "Port Committer  
>>>> Responsibilities," number 8.
>>> ... which doesn't say anything about pre-pending the port name  
>>> (which I haven't been doing, but am fine with doing going forward).
>> Well, you're right. It says "mention the affected ports", not  
>> prepend. :-)
>> It looks like the majority of port committers simply uses that  
>> format, so I thought it's the standard way to do it.
>> Never mind, I am not blaming anyone, made the same mistake myself a  
>> couple of times.
>> It just improves readability of the Timeline so much.
> That's probably a good enough reason to adopt that format.
> I'd say if there's consensus on this, we should update the wiki to  
> recommend this (and I'll try to remember to do it that way in the  
> future :) ).


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