Doing away with changelogs

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Sat Apr 8 12:52:23 EDT 2006

>>>>> "Will" == Will Fiveash <William.Fiveash at> writes:

    Will> On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 03:29:28PM -0500, Nicolas Williams
    Will> wrote:
    >> On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 04:13:02PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote: >
    >> I'd like to seek comments on this proposal.
    >> Yes.
    >> Specifically, make sure that commits include references to rt
    >> tickets and a synopsis and let Subversion do the rest.

    Will> Yes, a way of reliably mapping a bug/rt ID to a change set
    Will> and vice versa is good.  Enabling that in an automated
    Will> fashion, even better.  In the past I used a source control
    Will> system that required a bug ID in order to check-in new code.
    Will> Thus the mapping was auto-enforced.

We're not proposing changing our policy and requiring a ticket for all
commits at this time.  It probably would be fairly easy to add links
from RT to revisions.  The other direction would be a bit harder and
exposing it in the UI even harder.


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