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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Remove eclass/ChangeLog
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 18:30:59
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Remove eclass/ChangeLog by "Michał Górny"
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On 05/23/2012 05:46 PM, Michał Górny wrote:
> On Wed, 23 May 2012 12:29:34 -0400 Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o> > wrote: > >> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 4:02 AM, Samuli Suominen >> <ssuominen@g.o> wrote: >>> On 05/23/2012 05:36 AM, Ryan Hill wrote: >>>> One person doesn't do entries. OMG let's remove it! >>>> >>> >>> absolutely because inconsitency renderess the file useless >>> >> >> Well, for now the solution is to enforce following policy. >> >> For the future, perhaps the policy's time has ended. Sure, >> Changelogs can be handy, but they are increasingly redundant and >> scm comments have the potential to be far more useful. By all >> means require meaningful scm commit comments, but if Changelog >> files are holding us back either auto-generate them or ditch >> them. > > ChangeLogs could be fine for ebuilds. But for more broad cases > like eclasses, one can usually have a set of changes prepared for > commit. With CVS, it's PITA but with git it's already much better. > Of course, it all fails if every commit has to update a randomly > changed, shared file called ChangeLog... >
So we did we introduce changelogs for eclass/ in the first place if everyone is happy with getting rid of them? - -- Regards, Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.19 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJPvSyUAAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCrp0QAIwYhxeO5qeYaCrh3B7WCd3X pt8cMAquC38VOIjfd+Lz+iG2+8ftYb1s5xQu52F6zZEkbwxCLmYBKJrnpNljSm8T QAmB4xXg4vKxjpwAyc+fOev53HZdQyzav36m1DhOEXZKixI+OR1MplZ55VlEAT0+ wRPJj9+WsiTMONRkuukCCJtvnY1kDjJLtjNDzUA4QSxh+pgcgAPGoDMh5nL706h5 KW5/jBTW01+oEWyBosXxBUoX8p2/FvAG1Meib0BbEBdsyrYdQSDJK2xMjK0JJ7PH QhOeA2NameaFA1YzvebB7KDNSGB3zMm1TdnYmhfU1jmWImyB1BQvdFT37KcvZagQ WhErwHxDojz27lhiCHY95nPDATMxxiC61WdBLoByV93xRAqwnpeSva26hV1Nv552 n3nZ5DWCKRF+qSSEo1Oz3DCtDxV5ygyOw8iHOhqhZ5IcuNIchfYgss/dCFRRy3zy uN8l/wge7J0MjOVKBnpT9nWmmwhB4pD+o3Avq2OBwuDrqAW7iYKkTPzQwsIq7ZGI HTvtMhOrULIkm/2c77FGXdFwJWMPueroUe4LntY/0c2l30P2Fafe0sEp5yCjzCeA uXwWC0iWTPuVBYGFJQ5iZqB3X+LAVWz2HLpqZRJ9qW4X3QXSuXsrr5wdAukjAUCu 8qMUNncYeLeHvdeazWey =/lXi -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----