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Re: Git ChangeLog policy for GCC Testsuite inquiry
- From: Jeff Law <law at redhat dot com>
- To: David Edelsohn <dje dot gcc at gmail dot com>, Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>
- Cc: GCC Development <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:09:32 -0700
- Subject: Re: Git ChangeLog policy for GCC Testsuite inquiry
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- Reply-to: law at redhat dot com
On Fri, 2020-01-24 at 13:49 -0500, David Edelsohn wrote:
> > > > On 1/24/20 8:45 AM, David Edelsohn wrote:
> > > > > There is no ChangeLog entry for the testsuite changes.
> > > >
> > > > I don't believe in ChangeLog entries for testcases, but I'll add one for
> > > > the target-supports.exp change, thanks.
> > >
> > > Is this a general policy change that we want to make? Current we
> > > still have gcc/testsuite/ChangeLog and developers are updating that
> > > file.
> > I would support formalizing that as policy; currently there is no policy.
> > https://gcc.gnu.org/codingconventions.html#ChangeLogs
> > "There is no established convention on when ChangeLog entries are to be made for testsuite changes."
> Do we want to continue with ChangeLog entries for testsuite changes or
> only rely on Git log?
I strongly prefer to move towards relying on the git log.