[alsa-devel] rfc: rewrite commit subject line for subsystem maintainer preference tool

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue Nov 16 16:04:51 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 06:51:17AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:

> Maybe add a new MAINTAINERS section line something like:
> 	"C:	CommitSubjectGrammarStyle"
> where CommitSubjectGrammarStyle is something more
> information rich than "style 1", "style 2".

Something printfish would seem reasonable?

> Also, what would you expect the output to be when a single
> patch modified files from 2 subsystems that use different
> styles?

The traditional thing is "ThingX/ThingY: blah" but as with anything else
you need to be sensible.

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