[gst-devel] Any plans to deprecate changelog?
thaytan at noraisin.net
Mon Feb 9 11:17:32 CET 2009
On Sun, 2009-02-08 at 16:42 +0100, Sebastian Dröge wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 08.02.2009, 15:20 +0000 schrieb Colin Guthrie:
> > Hi,
> > Are there any plans to deprecate your manual ChangeLog editing?
> > The reason I ask is that I was trying to cherry-pick a few patches from
> > -good master to the 10-13 release and tall the cherry-picks failed due
> > to errors merging in the ChangeLog file.
> > Quite frankly by manually editing the ChangeLog with every commit it
> > pretty much makes one of the useful features of git (cherry-pick) quite
> > unwieldy.
> > I'd imagine this is just fall out from CVS conversion etc. and that the
> > practices will change eventually and that you'll probably adopt a
> > similar module ot other FDO projects in which the ChangeLog is generate
> > from the git commit short-log at release time/tarball generation.
> The changelog will only be changed at release time now and the content
> will be generated from the GIT log.
Which is actually what happened with Saturday's 0.10.13.2
gst-plugins-good pre-release tarball.
Jan Schmidt <thaytan at noraisin.net>
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