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Re: [PATCH] Rewrite mklog in Python


On 08/01/2017 01:00 PM, Yury Gribov wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> This is a rewrite of contrib/mklog in Python.  I started adding features
> suggested by Trevor some time ago but this quickly turned into a full
> rewrite of existing Perl mklog and then I decided to just fully rewrite
> it in Python (given that this has been requested several times).
> 
> The code is mostly similar to existing version, except that I now
> separate parsing and generation of ChangeLog text (for clarity).  New
> script will also (try to) detect changes in prototypes, macro and
> supermacro.
> 
> I have a local testsuite for mklog which I used to verify functionality.
>  In all cases it was similar or better compared to Perl version.  And
> I'll obviously be around to fix regressions.
> 
> I suggest to replace existing contrib/mklog with this (Perl version can
> be moved to contrib/mklog.pl).
Sounds good to me.    Please go ahead and install, keeping the old one
as mklog.pl for now.

Jeff


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