removing doc/CHANGES from distribution tarballs

Simo Sorce simo at
Wed Aug 31 15:32:07 EDT 2016

On Wed, 2016-08-31 at 14:54 -0400, Tom Yu wrote:
> Hi all,
> Are there any objections to removing doc/CHANGES from the distribution
> tarballs?
> I've submitted a pull request to remove doc/CHANGES from the krb5
> distribution tarballs, intended to start with the upcoming krb5-1.15
> release.  This file is over 10MB in length (maybe about 2.5MB
> compressed) and contains the output of "git log --stat" for the entire
> ~30-year history of the source tree.  Given the relative ease of cloning
> an project's entire history in Git, I figured it wouldn't be missed.
> Pull request link:
> Other feedback on this proposal is also welcome.

+1 let it go

Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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