[SCM TRANSITION] Re: Proposal: move Randr protocol and library to git

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 02:35:13 PDT 2006

> On Wednesday 19 April 2006 08:33, Egbert Eich wrote:
> > The only additional work required is to modify the ChangeLogs of each
> > driver. This can be automated by hacking the prepate-Changelog.pl script.
> > Apart from this there is no more work than in a situation where we kept a
> > number of drivers in a single module.
> If we're already talking about ChangeLogs: I don't really see the need for
> them anymore with a decent version control system as git. The ChangeLogs we
> have only duplicate the commit messages. Since git gives you atomic commits,
> it's more or less trivial to autogenerate a ChangeLog from the revision
> history.

I'm with Lars, also we'll just end up getting a lot of merge
collisions on the changelog, which really is no fun at all, and
probably out-of-order entries.. the git logs from the master tree
should be more than enough information....


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