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

David Kilzer ddkilzer at webkit.org
Fri Aug 28 13:15:19 PDT 2009

On Friday, August 28, 2009 at 1:05:57 PM, Jeremy Orlow wrote:

>On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Brady Eidson wrote:
>>Mark Rowe already pointed out - doing an automated step for
>>each checkin that causes another checkin would be ridiculous.
>>But how about a nightly script that checks in a ChangeLog
>>accounting for the day's commits?
>Agreed.  If it's done daily, Trac would be a good way to look
>at what's happened very recently.

This would make it impossible to track a single ChangeLog entry back to the original commit using git/svn annotate/blame, but the new process could add the commit revision to each ChangeLog entry automatically when it generates the update, thus achieving some level of ChangeLog-nirvana.


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