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Re: GDB 7.99.91 MinGW compilation error in cli-script.c

On 05/26/2017 03:35 PM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> Well, I suggest to document these conventions somewhere, like the
> Wiki.  I don't think they are self-evident, and standards.texi doesn't
> say anything about qualifying method names, it just tells to use the
> Emacs add-log commands and the related VC features.

OK.  I see plenty of entries on gcc's ChangeLogs using the same
convention, and I never thought that others would ever want to skip a
method's class name.  Agreed about wiki.  Though maybe GCC already
documents it somewhere, and we just need to point at it.  I wasn't aware
about this emacs issue.

>> I never managed to get used to using emacs commands to write the ChangeLog.
>> I write ChangeLog entries manually, directly in the git commit log,
>> while scrolling through the diff, as last "self review" event, and
>> then copy over to the ChangeLog file at push time.
> You will find some advice for a better workflow in the CONTRIBUTE file
> in the Emacs repository
> (
> I've just asked the CC Mode maintainer to allow the add-log commands
> to not strip the class qualifiers.  But namespace qualifiers will
> still have to be added by hand, I'm afraid, which is a bit of a
> nuisance, IMO.


Pedro Alves

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