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

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Wed Aug 26 17:26:15 PDT 2009

On 2009-08-26, at 17:19, Brady Eidson wrote:

> On Aug 26, 2009, at 4:20 PM, Mark Rowe wrote:
>> 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.
> Is there any sort of guarantee that a post commit hook for revision  
> N will complete before the post commit hook for revision N + 1  
> executes?
> Couldn't that accomplish this?

Generating two SVN revisions for each change would be awful.

- Mark

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