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Re: ChangeLog entry complexity
>> git log + ChangeLog = Commit log + structured change log.
>> git log = Commit log + structured change log.
>> There just doesn't seem to be enough difference to pay the cost
>> of changing.
> By autogenerating, you simply don't have to mess with the ChangeLog
> anymore. Dates & authors come directly from git, no more ChangeLog
> merging, etc.
OTOH, you could decide to simply ditch the ChangeLog file, and use the
git commit history to store structured-change-logs, resulting in a net
savings of effort. Other than the jumping-through-hoops value of
weeding out the ChangeLog-unfit, I would be surprised if many folks
still *read* the ChangeLog, instead of git blame/log type queries.