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

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Oct 4 14:36:24 EEST 2006
On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 14:04, ext 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.

It's there just because automake complains otherwise. The code and API
should be pretty self-explaining (yes, they're not, that's why I'm
working on new API). 98% of Debian packages the README file is totally
useless anyway.

> 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.

Well, just try to use the diff. The code is so simple that manually
writing some ChangeLog just seems stupid to me.

> It's your module, but it would help me.

Just ask me if you have questions (and I'll look the answers from the

BR, Kimmo

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