[Exherbo-dev] [RFC] ChangeLogs in arbor.git & hosted supplemental repos.

Bernd Steinhauser exherbo at bernd-steinhauser.de
Sun Jun 1 00:26:01 BST 2008


Bernd Steinhauser schrieb:
> Ingmar Vanhassel schrieb:
>>>> So a commit message should have one line as a summary and if needed, 
>>>> more
>>>> information in the following lines.
>>>> BTW, I would vote for including a diffstat.
>>> Might be useful as well.
>>
>> You mean instead of what we currently do, just listing the files
>> modified,changed,removed?
> Yes, because it contains more information using (nearly) the same space.
> And it is better readable, imo.
> 
> 
> For example:
>  packages/sys-libs/pam/ChangeLog                    |    7 +++++++
>  packages/sys-libs/pam/files/pam.d/other            |    4 ++++
>  packages/sys-libs/pam/files/pam.d/system-auth      |   12 ++++++++++++
>  .../sys-libs/pam/files/pam.d/system-local-login    |    4 ++++
>  packages/sys-libs/pam/files/pam.d/system-login     |   18 
> ++++++++++++++++++
>  .../sys-libs/pam/files/pam.d/system-remote-login   |    4 ++++
>  ...{pam-1.0.1.exheres-0 => pam-1.0.1-r1.exheres-0} |   14 ++++++++------
>  7 files changed, 57 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> instead of:
>     * +files/pam.d/other, +files/pam.d/system-auth,
>     +files/pam.d/system-local-login, +files/pam.d/system-login,
>     +files/pam.d/system-remote-login, +pam-1.0.1-r1.exheres-0,
>     -pam-1.0.1.exheres-0

Just a note, why I do think, that this additional information is helpful:
Lets say, that an ARCH member marks the package stable and says so in 
the Changelog entry.
As a maintainer, if you see, that there is more than one line changed, 
you might get suspicious and have a deeper look.

Bernd



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