[Mono-dev] commit-to-changelog script (was Re: github workflow proposals)

Raja R Harinath harinath at hurrynot.org
Thu Jul 29 12:00:17 EDT 2010


Geoff Norton <gnorton at novell.com> writes:

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

We can choose a flag day, say this weekend, when we stop adding
ChangeLogs.  The script already seems to handle stray ChangeLog updates,
but it can trim the history it needs to scan by using

  git log --no-merges --all --since 2010-08-01

or something like that.

- Hari

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