[llvm-dev] [RFC] Helping release management

Joerg Sonnenberger via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon May 2 14:33:16 PDT 2016

On Mon, May 02, 2016 at 01:35:27PM -0700, Quentin Colombet via llvm-dev wrote:
> 1. Use [Fix] for commit related to bug fixes.

I'm not really such a big fan of this format, adds too much noise.

> 2. Add a description of the problem in the commit message to help answer the following questions:
> - What is fixed?
> - Which targets are impacted?
> - What is required to trigger the bug? (I.e., how often the end users may encounter it.)
> - When was the bug introduced?

...but this is how a commit message should look like anyway. Worst
examples in the past are references so some internal bug report systems
without actual description for the rest of the world.


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