Re: [GIT PULL] cgroup changes for v5.14-rc1

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Thu Jul 01 2021 - 20:32:10 EST


On Thu, Jul 01, 2021 at 05:25:59PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2021 at 1:55 PM Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > git:// for-5.14
> I've pulled it, but let me vent about this history a bit.
> Look at commit c2a11971549b ("Merge branch 'for-5.13-fixes' into for-5.14").
> Now tell me how that commit explains why it exists.
> Merge commits need commit messages too.
> In particular, they need commit messages that *explain* why they exist
> in the first place, not just a one-liner that says what it does (and
> does so badly at that).

for-5.13-fixes had comment updates across the file and I pulled them into
for-5.14 to avoid trivial context conflicts down the line. Yeah, I should
have commented on the rationale. Will add explanations from now on.