[python-committers] Misc/NEWS entries added to released versions
g.brandl at gmx.net
Mon Sep 14 18:40:51 CEST 2009
R. David Murray schrieb:
> On Mon, 14 Sep 2009 at 12:40, Georg Brandl wrote:
>> 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.
> But the problem we are trying to solve is the fact that the NEWS
> entries wind up in the _wrong_ section on merges. Any thoughts
> about how to solve that under Mercurial?
You are right, my shameless plug doesn't even solve the original problem :)
However, the fact remains that *should* someone want to write an extension
that handles this the right way, it would be much much easier than for
Subversion. So, before we shoot at solutions here, let's wait for the
Thus spake the Lord: Thou shalt indent with four spaces. No more, no less.
Four shall be the number of spaces thou shalt indent, and the number of thy
indenting shall be four. Eight shalt thou not indent, nor either indent thou
two, excepting that thou then proceed to four. Tabs are right out.
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