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Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:29:38 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

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>   > This can easily be encoded in a database table so it's searchable,
>   > indexed by symbol name or file name (to build a history), etc. as part
>   > of the pull request system. It can be semi-automatic: the system figures
>   > out the file and symbol changes, then the developer adds the rest (and
>   > the review doesn't end until this is done).
> Given a program that can determine which function or entity name
> to associate with each line, it would not be hard to make a list of
> which entities are changed in a given patch.
> Do we have such a program?  I don't know that we do.

I use magit to create the structure for change log from the diff,
interactively during the commit process. It's a little clunky, but it
works okay.


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