[alsa-devel] Patch subject line (was: Re: [PATCH] asoc: bfin: use dev_err to print error log instead of dev_dbg)

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu Jun 21 17:31:51 CEST 2012

At Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:22:44 +0100,
Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 04:50:50PM +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
> > While we're at it, how about switching to the a/b/c style used by
> > several other subsystems?
> Looking at the git logs that's *really* unusual.

I'd say it's between usual and unusual :)
Driver-local commits tend to have a prefix with the path (or
omitting "drivers/").  So in our case it'd be "sound/soc/codec: xxx"
or "sound/pci/hda: xxx".

> > I personally think "alsa/hda/realtek" looks much prettier than the
> > shoutier "ALSA: HDA: Realtek:" thing we have today.
> I have to say I really don't like this, especially the lowercasing of
> everything.  It doesn't read like normal text, it reads like a filename.

Yeah, I share the same feeling.  The words like ALSA or ASoC don't fit
with lower letters well.


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