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Re: More thoughts as we go to git

On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 10:21:55AM +0100, Joel Andres Granados wrote:
> Jeremy Katz wrote:
> >So, a couple more thoughts for consideration as we move to git.
> >Opinions, thoughts, etc appreciated
> >
> >* Get rid of the ChangeLog.  We have the information in the commit
> >history and git makes it nice and easy to get that.  If we want to still
> >have a ChangeLog in the tarball, we could generate one when creating the
> >archive.  Doing this leads to a need to ensure we have good commit
> >messages, but that's largely the case already
> +

> Don't like doing the log thing twice (Change Log and then cvs or git log :)
> Lets just do it once !!!
Git can also give you the list of modified files and I've been actually using
this approach for some time now to generate the changelog and commit
message template.

(It involved some bash hacking, but worked pretty well ;)

>* Don't carry the RPM spec file in the repository; have it just in the
>packaging repo instead.

It does not hurt to have it there just in case we need to build some
non-standard rpm... even if we do not I would leave it in the upstream repo.

Martin Sivak
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