Re: On autogenerated ChangeLog

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Stefan Kost <ensonic hora-obscura de> wrote:
> Tristan Van Berkom schrieb:
>> You always post ChangeLogs diffs with large patches, large patches
>> generally come to the maintainer in the form of a patch, with a single
>> changelog entry, the maintainer reviewing a branch doesnt want to
>> see the revision history of what happened on the branch, or why
>> you reverted that peice of code thats not actually in the patch
>> (and never made it into the baseline/trunk).
> A git patch has metadata. That is if you use git format-patch then the
> commit messages go into the patch and if you use git apply they will be
> applied along with the patch.

If it was generated with 'git format-patch', then yes, but AFAIK 'git
apply' will not use it, you need 'git am' for that. Also, 'git am' can
generate commits out of patch series 'git am *.patch'.

Felipe Contreras

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