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From "Patrick Linskey" <>
Subject Re: Names of patches for jira issues
Date Sat, 11 Aug 2007 00:59:13 GMT
I tend to use all-caps, just because that's auto-generated by
IntelliJ's change set capabilities.


On 8/10/07, Pinaki Poddar <> wrote:
> +1
> A small addition to Craig's proposed convention:
> ppenjpa-xxx.z.patch or openjpa-xxx.z.txt
> where xxx is the JIRA issue number and z is the patch number as often
> there are multiple versions of the patch on the same issue.
> Pinaki Poddar
> 972.834.2865
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Craig.Russell@Sun.COM [mailto:Craig.Russell@Sun.COM]
> Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 7:07 PM
> To:
> Subject: Names of patches for jira issues
> I'd like to propose an informal convention for jira patch attachments.
> 1. Use the name of the jira in the patch file name, and use either a
> .txt or .patch suffix.
> 2. Do the svn diff >openjpa-249.patch from trunk.
> These small things make it easier when downloading the patch to know
> where it applies and you don't have to rename the patch to remember
> which issue it applies to.
> Obviously, no one will complain about details like this when getting
> patches "free as in work" but it might make it a bit easier to verify
> them.
> What do you all think?
> Craig
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System
> 408 276-5638 P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
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