ChangeLogging commits to CVS
eich at freedesktop.org
Tue Dec 14 07:12:47 PST 2004
Daniel Stone writes:
> While we're at it, can I please request that commits also be split up
> into logical blocks? For instance, committing EDID 1.3 support along
> with a documentation change along with a trivial Radeon driver fix along
> with an Imakefile change for libXpm and at least ten other fixes makes
> no sense, and makes it far, far, far harder to see what changed at a
> glance. Grouping the ChangeLog commits is fine, but I find it immensely
> frustrating when I type 'cvs log radeon_driver.c | less' and get
> confronted with screens upon screens of unrelated changelog.
Doing this is rather time consuming and since the new Changelog allows
one to group the comments with the list of files (and if necessary even
functions) that were affected it is not strictly necessary.
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