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Re: Abolishing ChangeLog files

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Abolishing ChangeLog files
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:00:02 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

> Emacs ChangeLog files are not redundant with VC change records.
> We put different information in them.  At least, I do.
> In the ChangeLog files I put lists of functions changed and how.
> In the bzr log entry I explain the overall purpose of the change.

The rules we supposedly follow in Emacs's repository is to put a copy of
the ChangeLog entry in the commit record.  So the ChangeLog file
should be redundant.  If it's not, it's an error of the committer.


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