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From "Rick Cox" <rick....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: add incompatible flag to Jira
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2008 20:59:46 GMT
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 12:17 PM, Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org> wrote:
>
>  > 2. a release note text box
>
>  Shouldn't folks just include CHANGES.txt message in the patch?  That's
>  what I've always encouraged, but few are ever provided.  Perhaps Hudson
>  can bounce patches that don't touch CHANGES.txt?
>

I like this idea, though would be concerned about the ability of
patch(1) to properly apply diffs containing the CHANGES.txt entry ---
it seems like they'd quickly be obsolete just because another patch
has added an entry. Perhaps they could be included a second (non-diff)
attachment?

rick

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