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Re: Clean up libjava ChangeLog files


On Wed, 2005-05-04 at 12:15 -0600, Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Ian" == Ian Lance Taylor <> writes:
> Ian> Here is a minor patch to clean up the libjava ChangeLog files.
> Ian> This patch does the following:
> Ian> [ ... ]
> Ian> * Changes on ChangeLog entry from 2002-12-22 to 2003-01-03 based on
> Ian>   the CVS log.
> Sometimes these are entries that are moved over verbatim from
> Classpath.  I don't think we have a really concrete policy about this;
> at least, I never remember and I'm sure I've done it both ways.  The
> content seems more important than the date anyway.

For GNU Classpath the rule is that the ChangeLog entry MUST have the
date of the actual checkin to our CVS repository. This is so that if you
look at the ChangeLog entry and want to revert to a day before or just
after the patch you can do that given the date of the entry.



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