|author||wm4 <wm4@nowhere>||2017-06-13 22:42:12 +0200|
|committer||wm4 <wm4@nowhere>||2017-06-13 22:42:12 +0200|
DOCS/contribute.md: commit message body should be line-broken too
Not all tools apply line breaking. Which is probably good, because you wouldn't be able to put lines in there which should _not_ be broken. Don't ask me whether there is an "official" git convention for this.
Diffstat (limited to 'DOCS')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/DOCS/contribute.md b/DOCS/contribute.md
index 994e2040c1..c7226ec819 100644
@@ -24,8 +24,9 @@ Sending patches
- The subject line (the first line in a commit message) should contain a
prefix identifying the sub system, followed by a short description what
- impact this commit has. This subject line shouldn't be longer than 72
- characters, because it messes up the output of many git tools otherwise.
+ impact this commit has. This subject line and the commit message body
+ shouldn't be longer than 72 characters per line, because it messes up the
+ output of many git tools otherwise.
For example, you fixed a crash in af_volume.c: