[Mono-dev] github workflow proposals

Mark Probst mark.probst at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 18:16:43 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:42 PM, Rodrigo Kumpera <kumpera at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have another proposition to make. Can we stop using Changelog files? Those
> can be generated from the commit logs for tarballs and releases without
> losing anything at all. Commit messages would still have to be at least as
> informative as they currently are.
> Not having Changelog files resolve 90%+ of our sources of conflicts and make
> the forkqueue much more useful. If we are to move to a DVCS style of
> development, this will be a big barrier otherwise.

I totally agree with this.  A few days ago I wanted to merge a simple
commit Sanjoy made, and the fork queue would have been perfect for
this.  Unfortunately it didn't grok the ChangeLog conflict, so I had
to pull the change myself, rebase it on master and then push it by

I also agree with the one-line summaries and work branches in private


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