rpm changelog (was Re: Notice of intent: patching glibc)

Rich Megginson rmeggins at redhat.com
Wed Sep 7 17:44:27 UTC 2011

On 09/07/2011 11:12 AM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Genes MailLists wrote:
>> Would a git-shortlog suffice for %changelog ?
> It would need to be "git-short-shortlog" (hypothetically) as filling a
> rpm changelog with hundreds of lines of commits is not very helpful.
> I've always considered the rpm changelog to be a changelog of the spec
> itself and a very brief summary of any upstream changes.
git log --oneline TAG-OF-PREVIOUS-RELEASE.. | cat

the | cat (or | more) is needed because git log will truncate lines

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