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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix maxcpus=N parsing
    On Mon, 27 Aug 2007, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Mon, 27 Aug 2007, Hugh Dickins wrote:
    > >
    > > Fix 61ec7567db103d537329b0db9a887db570431ff4: maxcpus=N is now having no
    > > ...
    > On a totally unrelated issue:
    > While looking at the history in gitk and gitweb etc shows these commit
    > ID's as nice hyperlinks, I really think it's nicer for everybody if the
    > commit is also described with its "headline", so that non-git users (or
    > even git users, when just using "git log" or similar) at least can grep or
    > google for it.
    > So when writing descriptions, I would prefer it if people wrote them
    > something like
    > Commit 61ec7567db103d537329b0db9a887db570431ff4 ('ACPI: boot correctly
    > with "nosmp" or "maxcpus=0"') broke maxcpus parsing on x86[-64] ...
    > so that it gets both the exact commit naming and the nice hyperlinks where
    > appropriate *and* it ends up being more useful even without the links.

    Agreed and noted.

    > Yes, it's redundant information, but since we have the useful one-line
    > descriptions, it's generally a good idea. And I really do think that it
    > tends to make the explanations read better too.
    > For example, in this example, I think it really made it more clear what
    > kind of change had caused the breakage. Maybe that's not always true, but
    > I suspect it's true most of the time.
    > I'll fix it up manually (I often do), but I thought I'd just mention this
    > stylistic issue.


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