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Re: generate ChangeLog from Git commit messages?

From: Jason Stover
Subject: Re: generate ChangeLog from Git commit messages?
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 23:47:12 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 03:52:30PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> I'm starting to get very tired of editing multiple ChangeLog
> files, one for every directory that a commit touches.  I'd like
> to propose that, instead, we write detailed Git commit messages,
> according to the format suggested in the Git manpages[*], and
> then generate a single ChangeLog file in a "make dist" hook, as
> suggested by Jim Meyering:
> If you guys are OK with this, I'll prepare a commit that renames
> the existing ChangeLog files to OChangeLog and adds the necessary
> hook to generate a top-level ChangeLog on "make dist".

Sounds good to me.

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