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Re: small request regarding commits in binutils-gdb.git
- From: Fred Cooke <fred dot cooke at gmail dot com>
- To: Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo dot org>
- Cc: gdb-patches at sourceware dot org, Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>, Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>, binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 02:41:16 +0100
- Subject: Re: small request regarding commits in binutils-gdb.git
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Fair call, though the commit message format requirements might become
a bit onerous if done this way, OR, generation might generate quite a
few errors/misprints. I guess the rate of commits is pretty low, and
commit size pretty big, on average, for binutils, though.
On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 9:02 PM, Mike Frysinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 January 2014 14:48:51 Fred Cooke wrote:
>> I'd be with you, Mike, but these packages are regularly distributed
>> without source control, as tarballs, and as such it's useful.
> i don't think it is, but let's assume you're right. there's no reason the
> dist steps can't autogenerate a full ChangeLog from git history and throw it
> into the tarball. it's what other GNU projects are doing now (like