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Old 09-20-2010, 07:16 AM
Michał Górny
 
Default RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries

On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:44:38 +0400
Peter Volkov <pva@gentoo.org> wrote:

> Another problem that there is no way to alter ChangeLog. Since
> ChangeLogs are intended for users it's good idea to be able fix
> typos / add credits there and thus it's impossible to generate them
> from git commit messages.

How about using git notes [1] to alter ChangeLogs? These could be added
to any commit without altering the commit itself (i.e. the hash remains
the same).

[1] http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-notes.html

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Best regards,
Michał Górny
 
Old 09-20-2010, 07:42 AM
Peter Volkov
 
Default RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries

В Пнд, 20/09/2010 в 09:16 +0200, Michał Górny пишет:
> On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:44:38 +0400
> Peter Volkov <pva@gentoo.org> wrote:
>
> > Another problem that there is no way to alter ChangeLog. Since
> > ChangeLogs are intended for users it's good idea to be able fix
> > typos / add credits there and thus it's impossible to generate them
> > from git commit messages.
>
> How about using git notes [1] to alter ChangeLogs? These could be added
> to any commit without altering the commit itself (i.e. the hash remains
> the same).
>
> [1] http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-notes.html

It's ok if it works:
http://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-dev/msg_2e115d6286018891e62bbacd2e8f8c7c.xml

But that said, text files are easier...

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Peter.
 

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