[Nut-upsdev] automatically generating the ChangeLog

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 14:16:47 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 9:10 AM, Arnaud Quette <aquette.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/6 Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com>
>> > -Fri Jan  2 22:05:32 UTC 2008
>> > +Fri Jan  2 22:05:32 UTC 2009
>> along these lines, it is fairly easy to get this date format into vi -
>> just create a blank line with 'O', then run '.!TZ=UTC date'.
>> Of course, you don't have to leave off your email address like I just did.
> on my side, I'm generally using 'date -R'... apart when doing some
> copy/paste from within the file.
> with some obvious cons when we switch year (iirc, the same happens every
> year!)

I'm wondering if we shouldn't switch to generating the ChangeLog from
SVN commit messages? I believe someone has created a tool that formats
the messages into GNU ChangeLog style (including mentioning which
files and directories have been changed).

- Charles Lepple

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