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Old 06-22-2008, 02:41 PM
Peter Weller
 
Default gentoo-x86 commit in profiles: package.mask

On Sun, 2008-06-22 at 15:49 +0200, Alin Nstac wrote:
> Peter Volkov wrote:
> > В Сбт, 21/06/2008 в 10:56 +0200, Albert Zeyer пишет:
> >
> >> Perhaps install a script which automatically takes the CVS comment when
> >> some of these files is changed and adds this comment automatically to
> >> the ChangeLog?
> >>
> >
> > Some days ago Diego (flameeyes) suggested to write script which will
> > abort commit in case ChangeLog is not filled. Taking into account a
> > number (about 1 commit per day(!)) of developers who forgive to use
> > echangelog I think this is the only way to go if we want that
> > ChangeLog's to be useful...
> >
> >
> How about fixing the right problem instead forcing devs to complete yet
> another step?
> The right way of fixing that is by creating changelogs automatically,
> based on cvs commit comments.
>
Possibly by making it a part of the whole repoman commit process? I'm
pretty sure I've mentioned this in a council meeting:
http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/council/meeting-logs/20080508-summary.txt
(Check the 'New Topics' -> 'When are ChangeLog entries required?'
summary)

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