[yocto] [OE-core] Git commit process question.

akuster808 akuster808 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 13:58:15 PDT 2019

On 4/2/19 12:46 PM, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 09:51:21AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 01, 2019 at 04:20:41PM -0700, akuster808 wrote:
>>> On 4/1/19 4:02 PM, Richard Purdie wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 2019-04-01 at 15:33 -0700, akuster808 wrote:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>> I have noticed a large number of git commits with no header
>>>>> information being accepted.
>>>> Can you be more specific about what "no header information" means? You
>>>> mean a shortlog and no full log message?
>>> Commits with just a "subject" and signoff. No additional information
>>> We tend to reference back to how the kernel does things.
>>> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/submitting-patches.html
>>> These two sections in particular.
>>>     2) Describe your changes
>>> Describe your problem. Whether your patch is a one-line bug fix or 5000
>>> lines of a new feature, there must be an underlying problem that
>>> motivated you to do this work. Convince the reviewer that there is a
>>> problem worth fixing and that it makes sense for them to read past the
>>> first paragraph.
>>> ...
>> The kernel does not have "upgrade foo to the latest upstream version" commits.
>> With the Automatic Upgrade Helper this is a semi-automatic task, and 
>> most of the time there is no specific motivation other than upgrading
>> to the latest upstream version.
> But since that's just filling in a template the body can also be a
> template perhaps with useful AUH data (run at ... by ... ?) ?..

Maybe, if someone want to enhance the AUH.

- armin

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