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From: Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2010 15:23:56 +0200
On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 15:20, Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael@g.o> wrote:
> On 09/19/10 15:10, Petteri Räty 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


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RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries
-- Petteri Räty
Re: RFC: Repoman to autogenerate ChangeLog entries
-- Krzysztof Pawlik
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