Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2010 14:08:01
Message-Id: AANLkTikTK67BkcJNewLZk7PyQcvw_ZbuR3a3bdssjtSE@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries by Krzysztof Pawlik
On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 15:20, Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael@g.o> wrote:
> On 09/19/10 15:10, Petteri R├Ąty wrote: >> I assume many of us have wrapper scripts to automatically generate >> matching ChangeLog and CVS commit messages. When we eventually move to >> git the plan is for the ChangeLog to be automatically generated from >> git. To unify developer practices and to ease the transition to git it >> has been proposed to make repoman automatically generate ChangeLog >> entries. If you have any objections or thought please raise them. One >> open question is what should repoman do if there is already a >> modification to the ChangeLog file. > > IMHO: die with an error message similar to: > > !!! ChangeLog has been modified, please revert the change or pass > !!! --no-update-changelog to avoid automatic update.
Sounds good to me (both the idea and dying explicitly on modified changelog). Cheers, Dirkjan