Stop the git abuse

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Mon May 21 15:13:56 UTC 2012

On 05/21/2012 12:09 PM, Matej Cepl wrote:
> On 21.5.2012 10:23, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> -1 changelogs are manually written documents and source files.
> And your commit messages are written by aliens?
My change logs are inside of the rpm.spec.

> You are lucky! I have to
> write them myself  (and I really hate that I have to write the same
> information thrice

I usually write them once:
<editor> *.spec
fedpkg clog
fedpkg commit -F clog -p

[Due to "fedpkg clog" weaknesses, the commits being generated look awful.]

> ... nobody mentioned Bodhi update messages here).
I did not want to reheat previous discussions on Fedora bureaucracy, but 
this is part of it.

>> A database's (git), temporary meta information is irrelvant.
> Temporary? What will stay longer? Text file or repository which holds it
> (and if you are thinking about conversion to yet another VCS, I don't
> see any such happening any time soon)?
Well, some years ago, during the SVN hype, people thought the same.

Today, we're in a phase of git being over-hyped ... util people will 
realize that git is not the solution to all problems of mankind.


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