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Re: [PATCH] commit-email.pl: support subject line based on log message

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 16:52:43 -0700

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 3:52 PM, Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> wrote:
>
> David Glasser wrote:
> > 2008/3/28 Gregory Nathan Price <price_at_mit.edu>:
> >> This adds to commit-email.pl a flag --summary,
> >> which produces subject lines like
> >> r123 - Stop frobbing the veeblenitzer
> >> instead of the familiar
> >> r123 - in src/veeble: . nitzed
> >> , copying the first line of the log message into the subject line.
> >>
> >> [[[
> >> * tools/hook-scripts/commit-email.pl.in
> >> Support --summary for taking subject line from log message.
> >>
> >> Patch by: Greg Price <price_at_mit.edu>
> >> ]]]
> >>
> >> I've generally preferred this form of subject line in the small
> >> projects I've worked on, and would be very pleased to get it with
> >> a flag rather than patching commit-email.pl every time.
> >
> > Looks reasonable to me. However, instead of:
> >
> > chop(my $summary = $log[0]);
> >
> > how about
> >
> > my $summary = @log ? $log[0] : '';
> > chop $summary;
>
> Or
>
> <bikeshed>
> my $summary = @log ? chomp($log[0]) : '';
> </bikeshed>

chomp is probably better than chop, but modifying $log[0] sounds bad to me.

--dave

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