Re: Why have a ChangeLog file if you already have commit messages?
- From: "BJörn Lindqvist" <bjourne gmail com>
- To: "Federico Mena Quintero" <federico ximian com>
- Cc: "desktop-devel-list gnome org" <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Why have a ChangeLog file if you already have commit messages?
- Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 00:02:13 +0200
On 9/18/07, Federico Mena Quintero <federico ximian com> wrote:
> People are lazy by default, and the lure of
> svn commit -m "quick fix"
> is just too big (replace svn with your favorite tool; it happens for all
> of them).
That is simply not true. Checkout KDE
(http://svn.python.org/view/python/trunk/) or SDL
(http://www.libsdl.org/cgi/viewvc.cgi/trunk/) just to take three
random projects that uses Subversion without ChangeLogs. They all have
excellent and detailed commit messages that explain *why* something is
There is no rational reason why GNOME would need both ChangeLog and svn log.
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