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Re: Moving to git

From: Neal H. Walfield
Subject: Re: Moving to git
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 00:54:47 +0200
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> Here is one additional topic I want to confirm with you all before
> committing it: the duplication of ChangeLog snippets and commit log
> messages is a pain.  However, it is not mandatory to maintain ChangeLog
> files in the VCS sources -- it's fine with the GNU Coding Standards to
> only create ChangeLog files for distribution tarballs (where one doesn't
> have access to the VCS logs anymore).  GNU Coreutils is already using
> this scheme, and I got it confirmed on the GNU-internal maintainers'
> mailing list that this is indeed fine.  When needed, the ChangeLog files
> would be created automatically from the VCS commit messages.  (We can
> steal all the mechanisms from GNU Coreutils.)

> Any objections?

I support this.

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