[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] libosso svn up-to-date?

From: Murray Cumming murrayc at murrayc.com
Date: Wed Oct 4 14:35:16 EEST 2006
On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 13:04 +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 13:45 +0300, Kimmo Hämäläinen wrote:
> [snip]
> > Yes, it does not tell the reasons for the changes (they are in
> > debian/changelog), but I'm too lazy to put those since you seem to be
> > the only one who is interested about Libosso changes ;)
> > 
> > > By the way, most projects that I work with in the GNOME world just
> > > copy/paste their ChangeLog entry into the commit comment.
> > 
> > I'll do that if Libosso is in Gnome someday :)
> > 
> > Btw. I've had exactly one patch from outside Nokia for Libosso and it
> > was from you. Many thanks.
> At the moment, nobody (me included) knows what on earth libosso is. The
> README is empty, for instance.
> ChangeLogs are one way to introduce people to what a module does and how
> it works, and how it is evolving. Not doing ChangeLogs because nobody
> cares about them would be almost a circular argument.
> It's your module, but it would help me.

Sorry to go on about this, but for people wishing to start enjoying the
wonders of ChangeLogs, this script is very useful. It creates a
ChangeLog entry that already lists the changed files and functions, so
you can just write the explanatory text:
Murray Cumming
murrayc at murrayc.com

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