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From Colin McCabe <cmcc...@alumni.cmu.edu>
Subject Re: migrating private branches to the new git repo
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:27:27 GMT
+1 for using git log instead of CHANGES.txt.

Colin

On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Chris Douglas <cdouglas@apache.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 2:38 PM, Andrew Wang <andrew.wang@cloudera.com> wrote:
>> Not to derail the conversation, but if CHANGES.txt is making backports more
>> annoying, why don't we get rid of it? It seems like we should be able to
>> generate it via a JIRA query, and "git log" can also be used for a quick
>> check (way faster than svn log).
>
> +1
>
> As long as release notes and incompatible changes are recorded in each
> branch, we gain no accuracy by maintaining this manually. Commit
> messages that record the merge revisions instead of the change are
> similarly hateful. -C

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