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Re: RFD: please drop ChangeLog updates

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: RFD: please drop ChangeLog updates
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 20:47:34 -0300
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Ludovic Courtès escreveu:
> Hi,
> Sergey Poznyakoff <address@hidden> writes:
>> <address@hidden> ha escrit:
>>> Guile is distributed as a tarball, not a git repo.  Does it make sense to 
>>> create the ChangeLog from the git log at make dist time?
>> FWIW, there is a gnulib module for that purpose: gitlog-to-changelog.
> Emacs' VC (since 22.2) can also do that (see (info "(emacs) Types of Log
> File")).
> That said, the ideal would be something like `add-change-log-entry' that
> operates on Git logs instead of ChangeLogs, but there doesn't seem to be
> anything like this.  DVC is said to support things like that, but it
> doesn't seem to be well documented.

Try magit (by Marius Vollmer, our previous overlord).  It lets you create 
commits by marking individual patch hunks.  

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