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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev] ChangeLog generation - pros and cons (council discussion request)
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 19:16:15 +0100
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On 08/03/2011 06:56 PM, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 03-08-2011 10:43:10 -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>> On 22:16 Mon 01 Aug     , Fabian Groffen wrote:
>>> Auto generation of ChangeLogs, implies changes, and also
>>> influences how current ChangeLog information is to be handled.
>>> What if auto-generation is done, what does it take?
>> 
>> For the purposes of a council meeting, I think we should construct
>> a small set of specific proposals to choose from so we don't get
>> mired in endless discussions during the meeting.
>> 
>> I'd like to offer a couple of them for us to choose between.
>> 
>> 1. Include all commits, don't retroactively change existing
>> ChangeLog messages
>> 
>> 2. Allow commit filtering, don't retroactively change existing
>> ChangeLog messages
>> 
>> - Filters to allow: keywording, stabilization, removal of ebuilds.
>>  Whoever implements the code can decide on the format of said
>> filters.
>> 
>> 
>> Do any council members feel strongly that we should include
>> additional options, or is it good enough to just make a choice on
>> these two?
> 
> I listed the questions I think are relevant at the bottom of my mail.
> I feel you forgot the most important one: should ChangeLogs be 
> auto-generated at all?.  Only if yes,

I am a bit confused. I though that the previous council had already
approved the automated changelog generation[1]

[1]: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/council/meeting-logs/20110608-summary.txt


- -- 
Regards,
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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