[bind10-dev] Proposal for keeping the ChangeLog up to date

JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 jinmei at isc.org
Tue Jun 15 21:29:25 UTC 2010


Responding to a slightly old message:

At Mon, 07 Jun 2010 13:29:04 +0200,
Shane Kerr <shane at isc.org> wrote:

> > Where should we show the would-be ChangeLog entry?  Pasting it on the
> > ticket?  One minor technical issue is that we include the svn revision
> > number on trunk in ChangeLog entries, and the number is unknown at the
> > time of review.  (I suspect this is not a svn specific issue).
> 
> What we did in DHCP-land was include the proposed update in the
> RELEASE-NOTES file, something like this:

[snip]

> This may not be optimal. For example, you can't blindly use Subversion
> merging. (This was never a problem for ISC DHCP, because it is CVS and
> nobody in their right mind would rely on CVS merging.) It seemed to work
> okay, but maybe keeping the proposed ChangeLog in the ticket is a better
> approach for this reason.

Okay, I think we can leave it to the developer.  It should be okay as
long as the proposed ChangeLog entry is reviewed as well as the code
and the final ChangeLog entry on trunk gets the correct revision
number.

I've updated wiki page about this matter:
http://bind10.isc.org/wiki/CodeReviewProcedure

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JINMEI, Tatuya



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