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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] ChangeLog generation - pros and cons (council discussion request)
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 18:40:22
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] ChangeLog generation - pros and cons (council discussion request) by Fabian Groffen
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On 08/03/2011 07:30 PM, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 03-08-2011 19:16:15 +0100, Markos Chandras wrote: >>> 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]: >> > >> > The above link references the original thread on auto-generation of > ChangeLogs, but it doesn't decide on anything at all about it. The > discussion was mainly focussed on policies and temporary > workarounds. > > The topic as it is presented in the original thread is about what > choices to make when generating, which greatly influences the efforts > it needs to be implemented. >
What I meant was that the previous council already approved auto-generation as a concept without providing a permanent solution. Therefore, your implicit question "should ChangeLogs be auto-generated at all?" confused me.
> I hope it will allow us to perhaps even start auto-generating > ChangeLogs today, that is, right now, and not just only when we > switch to the next VCS. >
Agreed. It is completely unacceptable to postpone this even further until git arrives in 20XX ( 12<XX<99 ) - -- Regards, Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJOOZXpAAoJEPqDWhW0r/LCcYEP/ihdsQwMhJj6MI3Ui/T5/6LI Utg609vwazIQhvtTFHCRZPfuCaGQLl5+7B4Sh2tyRMw94tYtQFo0q3Yx7XmGpoOW VwPY9mWmgXfpQn8HuYcB8X4h8DsNzcDyAt+uHf8l57uHep9C1cHap+S2+73ZZqeD eSNzIEHRYD18FuheHr/BM47nXM1bStIkiPUWOVMJRFcPUrDHNrNPBY+x/K9sGJmF /YjtZSlbP8VStFepMA66Mrw/e3a3RXYgW8CGe8/8DllBPPdyY640mRwtXCUuHLnr Sa8MN4J/OQAJHHNkhUkk5AydrzBdIcRosfsw/iHwgXf64BvkE6dq8WGAwkFBcQi4 7YooCe61Ry1QjBs27yhwEKCZY3QYXDj9fdL2nltSMmef/z9ElfKAJ9hMkgc7SVmH 5Bxxjfw7nQP26B2d4gzUduiaRxszT4Sbh/QU0/dQfHUzwt4j3GJ7v4sd1b9IkM8K d/0Vfn7noKKv4M7pSHGisbIPwiwOjorkHlOEN0pc57Vjb/Qzi8G3Om8c+ohbsz2D nj5ITbhT4wg370GzxN8ozpN7bJpZeOJIGDEKq4YInZGUr6ctROoMy/3gmhimF6dB uPlZOCUuY1ACGECPsx4MV2MsciQtP+wZmE7zcQZWku5EDLFiO1lmJ/V4TCZsckTq HdbOVn7tAhnM4KCNDBa3 =IZk2 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----