On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 01:28:17PM +0100, Manuel Prinz wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 13.11.2008, 12:54 +0100 schrieb Adeodato Simó:
> > Though I agree with your reasoning here, I find (2) a tad too verbose
> > (mostly because of the colon appearing twice, which requires two passes
> > from your brain, if you see what I mean). May I suggest:
> > 
> >     3) (Closes: #1234567, Vcs-Git:fba134)
> > 
> > And Vcs-Hg, Vcs-Bzr, and so on. How does that sound?
> I think this syntax is a good compromise and most packagers are familiar
> with the notation from debian/control.
> If it should be clear to someone outside of Debian (packaging), the
> notation "{Git,SVN,Hg,*}-Commit" might also be reasonable, as it shows
> that the entry has something to do with a VCS commit.

I'm a little bit confused, is this sub-thread Debian-specific or are you
meaning to come up with some more general form? E.g. SUSE uses
[bnc#456789] instead of (Closes: #456789) so maybe you would want to
just keep the Vcs-Git:\x+ part, without further context specification.

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
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cold baths.

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