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From Tom White <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: question on changelog for Bigtop repo
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2011 22:38:12 GMT
How will you generate the list of contributors? Maintaining a
changelog records that information at the point of commit.

Tom

On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Andrew Bayer <andrew.bayer@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was planning to generate one at release time from the svn log - I'll open
> a bug for that.
>
> A.
>
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Patrick Hunt <phunt@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html#notes-change-log
>>
>> I noticed that commits are going in without a changelog. Just wanted
>> to bring this to your collective attention - many projects (esp the
>> hadoop related ones) include a "CHANGES.txt" file, e.g. from whirr:
>> https://github.com/apache/whirr/blob/trunk/CHANGES.txt
>> which highlights each commit as well as the author & committer.
>>
>> You might want to consider adding this, either that or generate as
>> part of your release process.
>>
>> Patrick
>>
>

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