I’m a bit of a luddite and edit my change log entries by hand. The old format is more amenable to this, the new format is a regression.
cheers, G. On Aug 21, 2013, at 2:25 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rn...@webkit.org> wrote: > On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rn...@webkit.org> wrote: > Hi, > > I have noticed that the change log format has recently been changed. > Unfortunately, this didn't work well with all webkitpy tools we have, and has > been rolled out in http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/154406. > > I kindly ask you to manually edit your patch to use the old format before > landing your patch for now. > > To clarify, the old multi-line format looks like: > > 2013-08-13 Ryosuke Niwa <rn...@webkit.org> > > REGRESSION(r150187): Safari fails to render allrecipe.com comment > popups > https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=119780 > > Reviewed by Benjamin Poulain. > > while new single-line format looked like: > > 2013-08-18 Ryosuke Niwa <rn...@webkit.org> > > <https://webkit.org/b/119917> Pasting multiple lines into a textarea > can introduce extra new lines > > Reviewed by Darin Adler. > > Separately, I'd like to know whether people liked the new format and it's > worth my time making webkitpy adopt the new format. > > I personally didn't like the new single-line format because it made the first > line of each change log too long. I'm also not a big fun of wrapping URLs in > angle brackets. It's also unclear to me what should happen when there are > multiple Bugzilla URLs to list. > > But I hear the new format made git log --oneline much more readable so I can > be convinced although I don't intend to use git for WebKit development in the > foreseeable future myself. > > - R. Niwa > > > _______________________________________________ > webkit-dev mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev
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