git summary messages

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Thu Feb 23 07:49:33 UTC 2012

On 02/23/2012 04:36 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 02/22/2012 07:09 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Please use proper git summary messages.
>> Using the first line of ChangeLog with just a date
>> and author for the git summary is absolute rubbish
> Well, you view. IMO, depending on a VCS's internal implementation details is
> absulte rubbish.

Why use a VCS at all?

> I guess you are aware it's possible to forge git authors and dates by accident
> or by violence, rsp. that is easily possible for git to loose authors and dates?

Every complex software has bugs, but I don't think its easy to forge something 
protected by the SHA1 at the moment (maybe the NSA guys think differently).

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