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Re: [setup] patches

On Feb 16 21:12, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 16/02/2015 20:52, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Feb 16 20:34, Achim Gratz wrote:
> >>Corinna Vinschen writes:
> >>>
> >>>I'm rather confused now.  So I don't need git-merge-changelog for
> >>>automation and I don't need gitlog-to-changelog if I keep the ChangeLog
> >>>logs.  If I don't need any one of them, what *do* I need?
> >>
> >>You need one _or_ the other, but not both.  You want to keep the
> >>ChangeLog file, so you don't auto-extract from the git commit messages,
> >>but install the merge driver.
> >
> >Still confused.  I want to keep the ChangeLog file *and* automate
> >creating the entries in the file from the git log message, preferredly
> >nicely formatted, not that weird one line log.  It seems
> >gitlog-to-changelog can create such entries:
> >
> >$ gitlog-to-changelog --strip-tab --no-cluster --strip-cherry-pick --append-dot --format='%n%b%n' --strip-cherry-pick -- -n 1
> >2015-02-16  Achim Gratz  <...>
> >
> >	* (setup-src): Create file list for archive from
> >	git-ls-files instead of cvs and create an XZ compressed archive.
> >
> >The question is, can this be automated so that a commit automatically
> >adds the entry to the ChangeLog file and commit the ChangeLog file at
> >the same time?  Or is there some problem with that approach?
> If you are using gitlog-to-changelog, I think usually it would be run from a
> 'make dist'-hook, and ChangeLog would not be under source control.

make dist?  That's not exactly with each commit, IIUC...
Sigh, ok, scratch the idea.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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