[python-committers] Misc/NEWS entries added to released versions
g.brandl at gmx.net
Mon Sep 14 12:40:15 CEST 2009
Yes, but still: in many cases they are very similar.
Plus, it's hard to auto-add a NEWS entry from a commit message (because
you need to determine the right section), while it's easy to pre-fill
the commit message from a NEWS diff.
Anthony Baxter schrieb:
> Often the NEWS entry ends up being rewritten from the commit message to
> be more user-focussed description of the change...
>> On Sep 14, 2009 6:33 PM, "Georg Brandl" <g.brandl at gmx.net
>> <mailto:g.brandl at gmx.net>> wrote:
>> Brett Cannon schrieb:
>> >> brainstorm: >> >> It'd be nicer if we could generate the file from
>> another source, >> perhaps ke...
>> We should just switch to Mercurial :)
>> I've already hacked up a hg extension to automatically fill the commit
>> with the changes in a NEWS or CHANGELOG file. This works quite well
>> -- you
>> add the short but nice description to NEWS, do "hg commit", and the editor
>> pops up where you can either accept the message consisting of only the
>> in NEWS, or add some more stuff that's not interesting to users.
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