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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 09:07:27
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration by "Robin H. Johnson"
On 24-08-2011 07:35:05 +0000, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> The means of changelog generation needs to be driven by Council, since > they are the ones that are demanding changelogs for every tiny change. > I proposed shortlog as something that is simple and works for now. > > Regardless of generated changelogs or them being manually written, the > only way that we can ensure that changelogs don't contain any reordering > is by either hand-merging them (then we might as well hand-write them), > or taking snapshots of shortlog changelogs (which can lead to dupes > after some merges).
What do you mean by reordering? From what I see from generating ChangeLog files from both CVS as well as SVN (prefix-tree overlay), there is no difference in time, and hardly in message. Just things like "[this is a placeholder, please ignore]" show up. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level


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Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>