Stop the git abuse

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Mon May 21 10:27:38 UTC 2012


----- Original Message -----
> On Mon, 2012-05-21 at 10:23 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On 05/21/2012 09:56 AM, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> 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.
> > >
> > > +1, for me - GIT is the authority for change logs, not SPEC...
> > 
> > -1 changelogs are manually written documents and source files.
> > A database's (git), temporary meta information is irrelvant.
> 
> +1, the changelog is available to the user through an rpm query which
> is
> essential and useful to covey what has has been done.

I'm trying to backport most important changes to changelog from GIT
but usually the GIT log is where I look to get the real changes...

I understand Changelog has a meaning and it would be really great to
have these two in sync somehow auto-magically  generated :)

R. 

> Ian
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