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On 08/23/2011 02:26 PM, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 03:33:29PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> On Monday, August 22, 2011 15:28:57 Robin H. Johnson wrote:
>>> Unresolved items:
>> did we settle on the changelog autogeneration method ?
> My personal opinion on it is that the ChangeLog isn't auto-generated
> because it's NOT the same as the commit messages. The commit messages
> are detailed technical info about a commit, while the ChangeLog is a
> short version.
> If we want to enforce the changelog being the shortlog output, that's
> doable as long as all devs actually use it.
I think using the shortlog output is the sane solution otherwise you're
just replicating what you do in the commit.
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