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

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