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Re: [Libvir] proposal: remove contradictory indentation directive



Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 10:27:19AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 10:53:44AM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> > Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> wrote:
>> > > On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 08:42:08AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> > >> I also say you should go for the full patch.
>> > >
>> > >   But please keep tabks in ChangeLog for indenting,
>> >
>> > Of course ;-)
>> > There's actually a "make syntax-check" that would barf if I tried
>> > expanding *those* TABs.
>> >
>> > It's in Makefile.maint, and I see that it's disabled
>> > because I added sc_changelog to the list of excluded checks
>> > in Makefile.cfg.  I disabled it because the check requires
>> > ChangeLog date/author lines like this:
>> >
>> >   2008-04-08  Daniel Veillard  <veillard redhat com>
>> >
>> > rather than the ones we use:
>> >
>> >   Tue Apr  8 18:14:50 CET 2008 Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com>
>>
>> The former are the style which emacs changelog mode uses, so switching
>> over would be useful (for me).
>
> current is
>
>   :r!date
>
> for me in vi, the fingers type it by themselves without even asking the
> brain, that would be painful to change.
> Also i like the idea of having a more precise time, really, it's not like
> we do one commit every few days...

If you do that, you still have to manually append your name and email
address.  How about teaching your fingers to type the shorter "#d"
(or whatever you want to call it), which would add the entire line?

Just add this to your .vimrc file (last byte is ctrl-M, aka C-vC-m):

map #d :r!date '+\%F  Daniel Veillard  <veillard redhat com>'


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