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Re: lib/ should have its own ChangeLog

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: lib/ should have its own ChangeLog
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 02:04:57 -0500

> Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2011 22:24:17 -0800
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Cc: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> On 02/09/2011 08:52 PM, Glenn Morris wrote:
> > I'm not sure the very detailed
> > ChangeLog entries imported from gnulib (eg 2011-01-30, which is 50% of
> > the length of the whole nextstep/ChangeLog) are of much relevance to
> > Emacs
> It would save me time to use shorter ChangeLog entries, and I could
> easily be persuaded to replace long entries like that with "update
> from master", regardless of which directory we decide to put the
> ChangeLogs in.

In general, since we are using a changeset-oriented VCS, the detailed
descriptions of the changeset are supposed to be part of the commit
log messages.  ChangeLog entries can just state what was changed;
there should be no need to repeat in the ChangeLog what is described
in the commit log message.

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