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

Mark Probst mark.probst at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 12:44:48 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Raja R Harinath <harinath at hurrynot.org> wrote:
> 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.

The script is given a commit after which to start processing.  So if
we just add a tag "last-changelog" then we can call the script from
"make dist" with that argument.

Should we at some point decide to commit all those generated ChangeLog
entries we can just reset the tag to that commit.


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