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Re: [RFC] Add a .gitattributes file for use with git-merge-changelog
- From: Samuel Bronson <naesten at gmail dot com>
- To: binutils at sourceware dot org
- Cc: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, gdb-patches at sourceware dot org
- Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:35:58 -0400
- Subject: Re: [RFC] Add a .gitattributes file for use with git-merge-changelog
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Ping? If nobody has anything else to say, I'm going to assume that such
a change is unobjectionable, and should not be listed in the ChangeLog.
Samuel Bronson <email@example.com> writes:
> Ouch; it looks like my last attempt to reply to this missed gdb-patches@
> due to a gmane accident?
> Samuel Bronson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Tom Tromey <email@example.com> writes:
>>>>>>>> "Samuel" == Samuel Bronson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> Samuel> [Am I really supposed to CC this to gcc@ like binutils/MAINTAINERS
>>> Samuel> says I should?]
>>> I think just for files that are intended to be put in both trees and
>> Well, they're certainly welcome to add such a file to their repository.
>>> Samuel> Individual users will still have to:
>>> Samuel> 1. Install git-merge-changelog
>>> Samuel> 2. Set up the merge driver in their git config
>>> What happens if they do not?
>> Not much; git just falls back to the default ("text") merge driver in
>> that case. (This appears to have been so obvious that nobody actually
>> bothered to document it?)
>> I find myself wondering: how much commentary should go into the
>> .gitattributes file, and do such files get ChangeLog entries?
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