[python-committers] what's going on with Misc/NEWS?

Serhiy Storchaka storchaka at gmail.com
Fri May 24 15:12:03 CEST 2013

24.05.13 15:24, Brett Cannon написав(ла):
> I was trying to do a simple merge of a doc change between 3.3 and
> default and the usual Misc/NEWS conflict came up. But when I looked at
> the diff it was massive! Turns out that Misc/NEWS in default goes from
> 3.3.1rc1 to 3.4.0a1
> (http://hg.python.org/cpython/file/24ffb0148729/Misc/NEWS) while
> Misc/NEWS in 3.3 goes properly through all versions between 3.3.1rc1
> to 3.3.3rc1 (http://hg.python.org/cpython/file/3c4a5dc29417/Misc/NEWS).
> I have to get to work so I don't have time to fix this, but if someone
> does have the time to unwind this mix-up that has accumulated that
> would be great. And maybe it's finally time to bite the bullet and
> come up with some way to automatically generate Misc/NEWS from commit
> messages.

I had untangled some Misc/NEWS defects in issue17221 [1] but the work is 
not finished yet.

[1] http://bugs.python.org/issue17221

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