[FFmpeg-devel] [GIT] ready by the weekend

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Wed Dec 1 22:01:30 CET 2010

On 12/1/10 9:54 PM, Justin Ruggles wrote:
> On 12/01/2010 04:21 AM, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> On 11/18/2010 09:19 PM, Anton Khirnov wrote:
>>> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 03:02:00PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
>>>> On 11/18/2010 11:58 AM, Luca Barbato wrote:
>>>>> On 11/18/2010 11:07 AM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>>>>> I think wiki is not a good idea as resting place for the final document.
>>>>>> maybe iam paranoid ...
>>>>> We need a place to start putting it together.
>>>>> Then it can live in the source tree or web tree.
>>>> Here the initial diff to the svn-howto.txt
>>>> Once I complete all the section it could live in the ffmpeg docs dir.
>>>> lu
>>> attaching the complete file would be much more readable IMO
>> [...]
>> Thank you.
>> Here a small update with git add -A to track file removal and some
>> reordering (e.g. git pull before the general case)
>>      git commit
>>    Git will commit the selected changes to your current local branch.
>>    You will be prompted for a log message in an editor, which is either
>>    set in your personal configuration file throught
>>      git config core.editor
>>    or set by one of the following environment variables:
>>    Log messages should be concise but descriptive. Explain why you made a change,
>>    what you did will be obvious from the changes themselves most of the time.
>>    Saying just "bug fix" or "10l" is bad. Remember that people of varying skill
>>    levels look at and educate themselves while reading through your code. Don't
>>    include filenames in log messages, Git provides that information.
>>    Possibly make the commit message have a terse, descriptive first line, an
>>    empty line and then a full description. The first line will be used to name
>>    the patch by git format-patch.
> Should we continue to limit commit messages to 80 chars per line?

the first line should be even way less.

the "body" could (and should) be larger.


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