Re: On autogenerated ChangeLog

On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 12:48 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-04-18 at 21:54 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > Hey,
> > 
> > I first wrote magic for Pango to generate ChangeLog from git on 
> > demand.  Those macros have been modified and gathered in 
> > to only generate ChangeLog for "make 
> > dist".  I wonder what people actually want to have, so I can work on canonical 
> > macros to copy across projects (and eventually find a better way to 
> > distribute).  Pros and cons:
> I tweaked this macro a bit for gvfs and nautilus:
> Here is what I use:
> git log --stat -M -C --name-status --date=short --no-color | fmt --split-only
> Its uses less space and is imho just as useful for causual offline use.
> And if you want more there is git anyway.

Could we get the ChangeLog generation added as a macro to gnome-common?

That would make it easier, and more consistent. We should also use
--since or --after so as to avoid duplicating data that's in the other


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