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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o, gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: [gentoo-dev] Call for agenda items -- Council meeting 2011-11-08
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 20:59:14
Message-Id: 20111026205843.GH843@gentoo.org
On 26-10-2011 20:05:05 +0200, Pacho Ramos wrote:
> Why don't we try to reach a consensus? Maybe we should be allowed to > simply run echangelog (or whatever is used) to generate a message like: > 26 Oct 2011; Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> -pangomm-2.26.3.ebuild > > And simply that > > Pros: > - People refusing to add a message saying "Drop old" (or similar) could > be happy with this, as no redundant information is required to be > written in ChangeLog. > - Users will still see that a package was removed, as it's indicated > with "-" previous removed file. > > What do you think?
You can see it has been removed, but you typically want to know why. That's the idea of the ChangeLog file. Compare: old remove for security bug ... [this is a placeholder, please ignore] ^ Version bump Remove superseeded versions Drop due to dep on <libpng-1.5 -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level

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