[Mono-dev] github workflow proposals

Geoff Norton gnorton at novell.com
Thu Jul 29 11:44:21 EDT 2010

On 2010-07-29, at 11:29 AM, Mark Probst wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Mark Probst <mark.probst at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If nobody else does it I'm volunteering - I really, really want to get
>> rid of ChangeLogs :-)

> These will be put into the corresponding ChangeLog files.  If a
> comment specifies files in directories with separate ChangeLogs, the
> comments will be put in each of them, but only with the relevant files
> in the comment.
> If there are no comments mentioning files for a particular ChangeLog
> in whose directory some file has been touched, then whatever comes
> before the first per-file comment will be put into that ChangeLog.  In
> the extreme case (no per-file comments) that means the whole comment.
> Please see the test cases for details.
> Comments, suggestions?  Is this enough to get rid of ChangeLog entries
> in commits?

I think this looks great, but before we can get rid of them we probably need to integrate this into make dist so that its automatic, so we need some way of determining the start commit programatically if at all possible.



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