Bzr Commit Message Format

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at
Mon Jan 11 23:58:22 UTC 2010

	Hey folks. So, bzr has a lot of features that CVS doesn't, one of which
is that it supports a lot more information about commits. In particular
it supports directly storing data about:

	1) Which bug was fixed by this commit (--fixes 1234)
	2) Who authored this commit, if it was different from the committer
(--author awesome.contributor at

	So it seems like we should change the format of our commit messages.
I'm not quite sure how we should do that, though. I was thinking maybe
just a brief summary of the change and then the r= stuff on the same
line? Or the r= stuff on the next line? What do you guys think?

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