[Nut-upsdev] NUT release plans (post-2.4.1): ChangeLog format

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 20:36:40 UTC 2010

On Feb 7, 2010, at 2:52 PM, Arnaud Quette wrote:

> Hi Charles,
> 2010/2/7 Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com>:
>> What follows is a sample of the output of svn2cl for the trunk. I
>> added the username-to-email mapping file, enabled revision numbers,
>> and told it to group commits on a single day by the same author:
>> $ svn2cl --group-by-day --include-rev --authors=../../svn2cl.authors
>> Arjen: I used your main email address that you typically list in the
>> ChangeLog entries.
>> Arnaud: I wasn't sure which address you wanted to list, the free.fr  
>> or
>> the gmail address.
> french mafia rules :)
> so the free.fr one please.

OK. We'll save the mafia questions for another day :-)

>> I also need to search back and see when we actually stopped adding
>> ChangeLog entries, and merge as appropriate.
> r1018 "fix some separators"
> (starting on the 6th July 2007)

Hmm... that's a lot more merging than I thought. Through about October  
2009, we were pretty consistent with ChangeLog entries.

>> The svn2cl format doesn't include the time or timezone, but I don't
>> think that's critical.
> iirc, it includes it, but not if grouped by day.

As Arjen mentioned, if people want that level of detail, they can  
consult the SVN history directly. I personally prefer the grouped-by- 
day format.

>> Comments?
> excellent ;-)

I hardly had to do anything - it was probably the most painless use of  
XSL I have ever experienced.

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