Stop the git abuse

Tomas Mraz tmraz at
Tue May 22 06:41:27 UTC 2012

On Mon, 2012-05-21 at 21:58 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote: 
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > [ shrug... ]  The fact that *you* don't care is not evidence that nobody
> > else cares, and it is certainly not evidence that nobody else should care.
> The fact that many maintainers have been doing this for years and nobody 
> complained about it is, though.
> It just doesn't make sense to maintain per-branch changelogs if the specfile 
> is otherwise identical across branches.

+1, I personally use both methods depending on the package differences
among branches. If the differences are small to none I use merges
otherwise cherry-picking. And nobody complained. This definitely should
not be mandated one way or other - it should be left on maintainer's
Tomas Mraz
No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
                                              Turkish proverb

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