Subject: Re: Please stop change logs in CVS commit messages
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/12/2001 15:32:40
On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> So, if doc/pkg-CHANGES is going to stay in doc, and thus it's commit
> messages are going to go to what I suspect is a much wider distribution
> of people via source-changes, then I humbly repeat my request that they
> be very carefully edited to meet these specifications:


doc/pkg-CHANGES consists of one-liners with a tightly specified form.
All changes to this file are necessarily trivial. It doesn't seem
right, to me, to put detailed commit messages on this file, especially
since all the information is available in the packages own commit
logs, where you would expect to find it.