ChangeLog stuff (Was Re: hal: Branch 'master')
danny.kukawka at web.de
Mon Apr 9 05:11:44 PDT 2007
On Sonntag, 8. April 2007, David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-04-08 at 19:55 +0200, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> > The real change info get lost and if you have more than one change per
> > commit you have the same problem. Could we may have the changelog
> > optional for make distcheck/make dist (So that the distributors can
> > enable it if they need it)? This would also allow us to track changes if
> > we release experimental packages between the offical releases.
> OK, good point - FWIW, I've now added ChangeLog back for hal, hal-info
> and PolicyKit. It's around 1MB for hal though... distributors probably
> want to exclude it in their RPM's unless, of course, these are
> experimental etc.
I see also the problem with the size of the log. May we can limit the
changelog to changes since the last release or from the last 6 or 12 months.
More is IMO not really needed. I take a look at this.
Btw. do you generate the NEWS file manually or is there any other way?
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