[webkit-dev] I *HATE* CHANGELOGS!!!

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Wed Aug 26 16:20:55 PDT 2009

On 2009-08-26, at 15:43, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

>> On top of that sometimes the ChangeLog merges cleanly but puts your  
>> entry underneath others, and then you have to open the file and  
>> move your entry back to the top.  Sometimes I have not noticed this  
>> and then I land with someone else's commit message.
>> I just don't get why people are willing to put up with this.  It's  
>> really driving me crazy.
> One possibility is to have a commit hook that builds the ChangeLog  
> entry and includes it in the commit atomically - that way there are  
> no races.

Hooks in Subversion cannot mutate the transaction that is taking place  
so I don't think this is an option.

- Mark

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