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

Lars Knoll lars at trolltech.com
Wed Apr 19 03:37:49 PDT 2006

On Wednesday 19 April 2006 12:23, Egbert Eich wrote:
> Dave Airlie writes:
>  > 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....
> This is true. If we are able to autogenerate them on a per module basis
> so that we can include a changelog in the tarballs.
> Or maybe we can autogenerate them during the commit process so these files
> actually live in the SCM?

IMO it's better to generate them when creating tarballs (it's nothing more 
than a "git-log > ChangeLog"). There's no reason for them to live in the SCM, 
as they are just duplicated information, that could get out of sync.


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