[llvm-dev] [RFC] Helping release management

Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue May 17 12:46:14 PDT 2016

On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 12:44 PM, Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> On May 17, 2016, at 12:43 PM, Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org> wrote:
>> On 17 May 2016 at 20:40, Mehdi Amini <mehdi.amini at apple.com> wrote:
>>> I don't see why?
>>> The notion of title is already just a convention, any tool that look at the title has to filter it out of the full commit message in the first place AFAIK.
>>> So I don't see any obstacle to have a regex that would match any part of the commit message.
>> So, when I revert patches (using the git-svn script), it sets the
>> title to: "Revert: <old title>" then writes on the body *only* "This
>> reverts commit rNNNNN.".
>> Unless the git-hook has a way look into rNNNN's commit message, or the
>> PR is on the title, I don't know how it would match it...
> Updating the git-svn tool to find the PR in the original commit and adding the information in the revert seems appropriate to me here.

It could also just quote the original commit message. I think that
would be useful in general.

But we're really getting into details now :-)

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