Stop the git abuse

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Mon May 21 11:40:55 UTC 2012

On 05/21/2012 12:21 PM, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> On 05/21/12 10:23, 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.
> Temporary?  git commit messages disappearing is news to me ...
They may disappear by database operations, by database defects or by 
ocersights/mistakes when such databases will be converted to the next 
generation of VCS.


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