Stop the git abuse

Vít Ondruch vondruch at
Tue May 22 12:37:27 UTC 2012

Dne 22.5.2012 13:52, Ralf Corsepius napsal(a):
> On 05/22/2012 01:42 PM, Vít Ondruch wrote:
>> Dne 22.5.2012 13:22, Stanislav Ochotnicky napsal(a):
>>> I never
>>> use clog for creating changelog in spec so I don't know how it's
>>> supposed to work. I assume it stopped working right after cvs->fedpkg
>>> transition.
>> Neither did I and I don't think it is even possible ;)
> Why? To me this only is a matter of how fedpkg formats extracted 
> %changelog blocks. Nothing prevents it from applying a different 
> formating.

I should better say "even possible ATM".

>>> Guidelines say nothing about SCM log, just about spec
>>> %changelog format
>> Yes, they says nothing about scm log, but "fedpkg clog" had some
>> assumptions, e.g. several lines, each starting with dash. There is no
>> relation between those lines. While in SCM log, you expect something
>> like "brief description on first line" and "more elaborated description
>> on others".
> I don't see how an rpm's %changelog block would not fit into this.
> Git commits log basically are free form texts + git header.
> Ralf

If guidelines says that changelog is transformed into git commit message 
in some particular way, e.g. in a way that first line has some special 
meaning, then I am fine with that. But in current state, implying 
anything more is wrong.


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