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Re: M-x add-release-logs

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: M-x add-release-logs
Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2013 12:19:47 +0200

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2013 04:15:11 -0500
> add-release-logs in admin.el adds "Version X.Y released" to every single
> ChangeLog in Emacs (except the one in lisp/gnus, I imagine due to
> hysterical raisins that have not been carried over to Cedet, Org, etc).
> There are quite a few ChangeLogs now. Doing this seems a bit of pain.
> IMO, it would be simpler to just put it in the top-level ChangeLog.
> Any objections?

How would I know then, by looking just at the release tarball, what
was the latest change that went into a particular file?  I'd have to
go to the repository, no?

> (This information is less useful than it was, due to branching.
> "Version 24.2 released" does not appear anywhere in the current emacs-24
> ChangeLogs, for example, because that release came from a different
> branch. There is no point in the emacs-24 ChangeLogs that corresponds to
> 24.2.)

That's actually a Bad Thing, IMO.  But at least we have that on all
releases made from the same branch.

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