[Nut-upsdev] automatically generating the ChangeLog
Alexander I. Gordeev
lasaine at lvk.cs.msu.su
Wed Jan 7 01:45:48 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 06 January 2009 17:16:47 Charles Lepple wrote:
> 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).
Oh yes, there is such a tool. It is called 'svn2cl'.
It comes with 'subversion-tools' package in Debian/Ubuntu.
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