Backport identification after Git switch

Christian Stimming christian at
Sun Nov 24 14:24:08 EST 2013

Am Samstag, 23. November 2013, 10:04:51 schrieb John Ralls:
> The current guidance in the Wiki [1] (which I just copied to [2]) is to put
> the SVN revision number of the trunk commit in the backport's commit
> message. That's still legitimate guidance until we switch, but what should
> we do in the future? Short SHA1?
> Do we want to keep the [rev-id] Subject format or should we just say to use
> `git cherry-pick -x`, which adds the line "Backported from <SHA1>" to the
> end of the commit message?

I think this automated annotation of the commit message by git cherry-pick -x 
is just fine and we should switch to that, once we've switched to git anyway.



> Regards,
> John Ralls
> [1]
> [2]
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