Re: On autogenerated ChangeLog

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 1:35 AM, Sam Thursfield <ssssam gmail com> wrote:
> Hello!
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Cody Russell <bratsche gnome org> wrote:
>> No, but the point is that if you edit some code and someone else has
>> made changes to some code elsewhere in the repo, and you merge their
>> work into yours.. then maybe you have to fix some conflicts, but maybe
>> not.  If you have already added ChangeLog entries and someone else
>> commits something before you commit then you have to resolve conflicts
>> in your ChangeLog 100% of the time.
> This problem was solved by Bruno Haible, who presents a git merge
> driver designed specifically for ChangeLog files, in a thread similar
> to this one: gnu org/msg09183.html
> It's summed more succinctly in this blog post:

That applies only for 'git merge', not for other commands such as 'git
am' or 'git rebase'.

Felipe Contreras

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