F-14 Branched report: 20100923 changes

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 19:08:47 UTC 2010

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 07:55:08PM +0200, Björn Persson wrote:
> Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> > I would much prefer to generate the git log from the rpm changelog than
> > vice-versa, though.  THe git log is going to contain more entries than the
> > rpm changelog as little things get fixed from time to time that deserve a
> > commit in git but don't deserve a mention in the rpm changelog.
> > 
> > 
> > This should be pretty easy to do in fedpkg commit by having that perform
> > its fedpkg clog action and then automatically adding that information into
> > what the git message will be...
> Wouldn't that duplicate entries in the Git changelog? If "fedpkg clog" takes 
> the topmost entry from the RPM changelog, that will be the same entry as last 
> time in those cases that deserve a commit in Git but don't deserve a mention 
> in the RPM changelog. It seems to me that fedpkg would have to search the Git 
> changelog for the text it took from the RPM changelog, and prompt the packager 
> for another log message if it's already there.
Well, the idea would be to drop you into an editor where the buffer is
prefilled with that info.  So if you only occasionally make an extra commit,
you'll only occassionally have to delete it.

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