[Fedora-packaging] Suggested specification to changelog guidelines

Jussi Lehtola jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org
Sat Jan 2 22:10:14 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-01-02 at 17:06 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Jussi Lehtola <jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org> writes:
> > I'd like to suggest
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/ChangelogStyles
> > for discussion.
> Not a good idea.  Different people do this differently, and
> since some of those people are doing bulk rebuilds, there's no
> way to guarantee that exactly the same format will be followed
> in all the historical entries in a changelog.  Or do you envision
> that people will actually retroactively change old log entries
> to match their preferred format?  Now *that* would be a bad idea.

I thought that the mass bump scripts checked which format has been used.
I'm not familiar with them, though.
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org

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