[ovs-dev] [PATCH] submitting-patches: Advise not to wrap tags across multiple lines.
fbl at sysclose.org
Wed Oct 31 18:32:07 UTC 2018
On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 11:06:50AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> It makes parsing them more difficult.
It does, indeed.
Acked-by: Flavio Leitner <fbl at sysclose.org>
> Signed-off-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
> Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst b/Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst
> index 1755c8a6691a..5a314cc60aa7 100644
> --- a/Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/internals/contributing/submitting-patches.rst
> @@ -145,6 +145,9 @@ The description ends with a series of tags, written one to a line as the last
> paragraph of the email. Each tag indicates some property of the patch in an
> easily machine-parseable manner.
> +Please don't wrap a tag across multiple lines. If necessary, it's OK to have a
> +tag extend beyond the customary maximum width of a commit message.
> Examples of common tags follow.
> ``Signed-off-by: Author Name <author.name at email.address...>``
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