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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Ed Hutchins <eh@demeterr.com>
Cc: Antoine Pelisse <apelisse@gmail.com>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Feature request: "author branch" in commit object
Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:19:57 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7vli5nfquq.fsf@alter.siamese.dyndns.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CADL+T9bbnGSxCjUBqoL3qm7Ss-j9jxorED0L1A6v1NbeLBpRQg@mail.gmail.com> (Ed Hutchins's message of "Wed, 3 Jul 2013 10:31:51 -0700")

Ed Hutchins <eh@demeterr.com> writes:

> I might be able to switch our corporate workflow to adding non-ff merge
> commits, but the reason we moved away from using github's big red button
> in the first place was to avoid the extra noise of merge-only commits.
>
> Actually you've pointed out an inconsistency: why is it okay for merge
> commits to automatically mention branch names, but for regular commits
> this is considered harmful?

We do not care what you write as part of human-readable payload.

Your local convention could be to add, near the end of your log
messages, "Made-on-branch: frotz" line, just like all the commits in
our project have "Signed-off-by: line" at the end.

The problem we avoid is to add it as structural part of the commit
object.

  reply	other threads:[~2013-07-03 18:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-07-02 19:37 Ed Hutchins
2013-07-02 19:49 ` Fredrik Gustafsson
2013-07-02 20:00 ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-02 20:34   ` Ed Hutchins
2013-07-03 16:16     ` Antoine Pelisse
2013-07-03 17:31       ` Ed Hutchins
2013-07-03 18:19         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2013-07-04  0:00           ` Andrew Ardill
2013-07-02 20:31 ` Johan Herland
2013-07-03  9:33 ` Matthieu Moy
2013-07-03 15:47   ` Ed Hutchins
2013-07-03 18:08     ` Junio C Hamano
2013-07-03 23:46       ` Feature request: Jakub Narebski
2013-07-03 23:52         ` Dany
2013-07-03 23:53           ` Dany
2013-07-04  8:08             ` Matthieu Moy
2013-07-09 21:46       ` Feature request: "author branch" in commit object Philip Oakley

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