[vtk-developers] Commit prefix missing on git checkins

Sean McBride sean at rogue-research.com
Mon Apr 26 11:10:51 EDT 2010

On Mon, 26 Apr 2010 08:55:26 -0400, Berk Geveci said:

>I am glad you brought it up. I vote for removing the commit prefix
>requirement. I haven't talked to anyone that sees any use in it.

I have found them useful, on occasion.  When one of our dashboards turns
red, I sometimes look through commits since the last dashboard to try
and guestimate which commit caused the failures.  The STYLE tag lets me
just ignore such commits.

On Mon, 26 Apr 2010 10:12:26 -0400, Bill Lorensen said:

>When you specify BUG: some_bug_id
>cdash generates a link to the bug tracker.

IMHO, that one, at least, is surely worth keeping.

Sean McBride, B. Eng                 sean at rogue-research.com
Rogue Research                        www.rogue-research.com 
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