Re: changelog practice, unfinalised vs UNRELEASED vs ~version
- Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:22:42 +0100
- From: Guido Günther <agx@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: changelog practice, unfinalised vs UNRELEASED vs ~version
On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 02:11:12PM +0000, Simon McVittie wrote:
> with a middle ground that is less theoretically defensible than
> either, but pragmatically quite useful:
> * Mostly write the changelog later, as in the second model.
> Periodically summarize the changelog so far (since the last
> commit to the changelog) and commit it as an UNRELEASED
> changelog entry, providing a reference point.
> `gbp dch --since=1234567` is useful for this model.
gbp dch also checks when the changelog was last touched so this mixed
mode should work without even using --since. This should help people
using a mixed model.