bzr log --short ... is not.
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Wed Jun 11 18:12:12 BST 2008
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John Arbash Meinel wrote:
> Nicholas Allen wrote:
> | I wonder if --mainline or --mainline-only would be a better name for the
> | --short option. --short implies to me that the message is shortened or
> | laid out in a short manner. --mainline clearly indicates that the
> | information you see is only for the mainline and does not include the
> | merged revisions.
> | Nick
> True, but it also shortens the rest of the info. The committer and date
> is put
> onto one line, it uses a single whitespace line to separate sections, etc.
> We *could* cap the commit message, I'm not sure how much would be gained
> by that.
I follow the convention of all commit comments starting with one brief
line that describes the change. Following that is a more in-depth
overview. I know that others also follow this practice.
Cutting it at the first linebreak makes a lot of sense in this case.
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