changelog in spec file, was Re: Stop the git abuse

Paul Wouters pwouters at
Mon May 21 00:02:23 UTC 2012

On Fri, 18 May 2012, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:

> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 07:07:56PM +0200, Remi Collet wrote:
>> And definitvely, for me, (and probably only for me), git is really
>> not a good tool for spec maintenance.
> Not duplicating the changelog would help.  There's little reason to
> have a changelog in git which is then manually copied into %changelog.

Agreed. changelog and version field conflicts are 90% of my cherry-pick

I would be in favour of no longer maintaining a changelog in the spec file


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