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Re: Script to generate ChangeLogs automatically

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Script to generate ChangeLogs automatically
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 19:06:33 -0500

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  > Alfred wrote "We don't require git for anything in the GNU project", 
  > and the obvious proof by contradiction is that we do require it for
  > glibc development work on master. The answer "Tarball?" is not a
  > supportable one because you're quickly so far away from master that
  > you can't generate a diff that would apply.

Glibc is stored in git.  So it is true that using git is required
for working closely with the glibc team.  What Alfred wrote is not
entirely correct.

However, it is possible to work on glibc quite a bit, and debug even
complex bugs, without knowing anything about git except how to do a

I want to keep it that way.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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