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From: Lance Albertson <lance@...>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 15:49:29 -0700
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 ?
> No.
> 
> 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.

1+

I think using the shortlog output is the sane solution otherwise you're
just replicating what you do in the commit.

-- 
Lance Albertson
Systems Administrator / Architect                        Open Source Lab
Information Services                             Oregon State University

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