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

Brady Eidson beidson at apple.com
Fri Aug 28 13:18:25 PDT 2009

On Aug 28, 2009, at 1:15 PM, David Kilzer wrote:

> 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.

I would argue this is a *progression* from the current system, not  
having to dig into `svn blame` or trac or whatever to find a revision  


> Dave

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