Re: [ARM] Fix kernel compile error: drivers/crypto/ixp4xx_crypto.c.

From: Jason Cooper
Date: Wed Jan 01 2014 - 19:26:18 EST

On Wed, Jan 01, 2014 at 12:46:25PM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 01, 2014 at 01:37:46PM +0100, Gerhard Sittig wrote:
> > Last time I checked (few days ago, 'git grep -w Fixes:') it
> > wasn't, at least not within the kernel source tree and its
> > Documentation hierarchy. Today's master still does not have it.
> >
> > But a quick search in recent LAKML messages reveals that it's
> > been in use by e.g. Olof Johansson, Jason Cooper, Rusty Russell,
> > Dan Carpenter, Russell King, Mark Brown, Stephen Warren, Paul
> > Walmsley, and I'm not making this up but am just referring to
> > what repeatedly was requested in the past. The form used there
> > was "Fixes: <hash> (<oneline>)" though. A doc update may be due
> > to have a canonical format.
> It was discussed at kernel summit, and I believe the resulting format
> was only published in one of the kernel summit mailing lists. The
> outcome of it as I understand was that the format is:
> Fixes: <hash> ("<one line summary>")

fwiw, Linus also recommended setting core.abbrev = 12.


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