Moving away from ChangeLog's?

H.J. Lu
Wed Aug 4 19:34:09 GMT 2021

On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 12:12 PM Luis Machado via Binutils
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> Hi,
> In GDB land it was decided that master GDB (and the subdirectories under
> its umbrella) won't require ChangeLog entries for commits anymore,
> starting with GDB 12 (GDB 11 has branched). The commit message will
> contain enough information and git log/git blame will be used as a means
> to obtain more precise information on what has changed and what commit
> made the change.
> Since binutils and GDB share some code, I'm wondering if it might be
> acceptable (and a good idea) for binutils to drop ChangeLog's as well.
> That may simplify the process of pushing future commits that touch both
> GDB and binutils.

ChangeLog is no longer needed for binutils master branch.


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