Re: Why have a ChangeLog file if you already have commit messages?

On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 12:57 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 11:50 -0500, Shaun McCance wrote:
> > 
> > With git, it's simple as well.  I could, in principle,
> > prepare my NEWS entry from git log.  But the messages
> > would no longer be grouped as they are with separate
> > ChangeLog files.  What's more, it seems most git users
> > don't prefix their commit messages with the affected
> > files.  So I'd end up seeing a commit message like
> > 
> >   Updated the Spanish translation
> Try git-log --stat

Well hot damn.  Why isn't that in the man page?
Thanks, Behdad.


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