Re: Linux 2.4.17-pre8

From: Marcelo Tosatti (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 17:20:02 EST

On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Oliver Xymoron wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > Here goes pre8: The next one is going to be -rc1 so please don't send me
> > any more updates and only bugfixes now.
> I'd like to suggest again having patches include change logs. The basic
> idea is for a patch to contain a file like in the top-level that
> includes the changelog entry and the maintainer runs a release script that
> build a changelog by concatenating all the patch.* files and then
> either appending them to an actual ChangeLog (preferred) or deleting
> them. This would make it much easier for people to know the details of
> what got fixed without further burdening The Maintainer.
> One way to get this started would be to gather up all the existing
> change logs, add them to a ChangeLog file, and add a note about the file
> being auto-generated.


I know this is a much better thing to do for the changelog... However I
really want to spend my available time now on letting 2.4 in a better

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