On Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 7:56 PM Tim Düsterhus <t...@bastelstu.be> wrote: > Yes, and because this is so easy to look up I simply add both the commit > and the first version to my commit message to save the person doing the > backporting the brain cycles. Backporting appears to mostly be a bulk > process and I can imagine it to be mind-numbing. > > I can't comment on whether leaving this information out actually makes > it harder or not, I'm just a community contributor as well. The > CONTRIBUTING file says this, though: > > > The explanation of the user-visible impact and the need for > backporting to stable branches or not are MANDATORY.
Yes; I was simply challenging that, as it is also open to mistakes to write in commit message to which version it should be backported. -- William