On 5/18/06, Trent Piepho <xyzzy at speakeasy.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 18 May 2006, Stephen Thorne wrote:
> > 2) Mandate that ChangeLog formatted messages must be put into the
> > darcs 'long comment', and the person integrataing the patch into the
> > upstream repo copies those messages out of the commit messages into
> > the ChangeLog, and records that as a new patch.
> Is there some sort of commit hook that can do this automatically?
> I have used CVS where a commit script would automatically create entries in a
> changelog file.
> None of the projects I work on now have a change log file that developers need
> to update.  As you've found, it doesn't work for concurrent development, and
> besides, that's what the versioning system is for.  Of course Vanilla has a
> history of thowing away the version history every so often, so all those darcs
> comments are just going to get lost.

That's my fundamental fear.

I think maybe generating the ChangeLog at releasetime would be the best plan...

Stephen Thorne

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