Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Michał Górny" <gentoo@××××××××××.pl>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 08:08:03
Message-Id: 20100920091632.5d8992fe@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries by Peter Volkov
On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:44:38 +0400
Peter Volkov <pva@g.o> 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 -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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