Re: ChangeLog Question

On Wed, 2 Jun 1999, Derek Simkowiak wrote:
> 	In most modern OSS projects, people enter their changes when they
> commit the software to CVS.  Then, when the .tar.gz source distribution is
> released, the file "ChangeLog" is automatically created from the CVS
> commit log (it includes date/time and who did what automatically).  This
> practice originally started with RCS.

But we should point out that no Gnome modules do this, and people will
flame you if you don't check in a manual ChangeLog - except ORBit, they
will flame you if you do check in a manual ChangeLog. The moral is to
always read the HACKING file and ask the maintainer before you commit. :-)


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