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Re: Commit log messages: Best practices?

From: Ben Jackson <ben_at_incomumdesign.com>
Date: 2005-05-04 03:38:27 CEST

How do I set up the mail script (Googling "svn mail hook script" got me

Nilesh Nimkar wrote:

>The paths and add delete actions are taken care of by the default svn
>mail hook script. It is recommended to set it up. As far as log messages
>go, you should describe exactly what changes did u do in that revision.
>If that revision is a commit after a merge, it's a good idea to copy and
>paste the merge command in the log.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ben Jackson [mailto:ben@incomumdesign.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 8:21 PM
>To: users@subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: Commit log messages: Best practices?
>Hi all,
>I was wondering if anyone has any tips for best practices in composing
>commit messages. Should we require that authors note their name with
>commits, or is that a job for svnlook? How specific should you be about
>file paths, adds, removes, etc? I thought about something like the
>svn ci -m "[joeblow] Added project2/ to /svn/projects"
>svn ci -m "[janeblow] Updated menu functionality in
>svn ci -m "[johnblow] First version of template complete in
>Any suggestions will be welcome. Thanks,
>Ben Jackson
>Diretor de Desenvolvimento
>INCOMUM Design & Conceito
>+55 (21) 9997-0593
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Ben Jackson
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