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On 24-08-2011 07:35:05 +0000, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> The means of changelog generation needs to be driven by Council, since
> they are the ones that are demanding changelogs for every tiny change.
> I proposed shortlog as something that is simple and works for now.
> Regardless of generated changelogs or them being manually written, the
> only way that we can ensure that changelogs don't contain any reordering
> is by either hand-merging them (then we might as well hand-write them),
> or taking snapshots of shortlog changelogs (which can lead to dupes
> after some merges).
What do you mean by reordering? From what I see from generating
ChangeLog files from both CVS as well as SVN (prefix-tree overlay),
there is no difference in time, and hardly in message. Just things like
"[this is a placeholder, please ignore]" show up.
Gentoo on a different level