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Re: info locate has repeated paragraph

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: Re: info locate has repeated paragraph
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:39:41 +0200
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On 08/19/2014 09:25 AM, James Youngman wrote:
> Bernhard,
> Thanks for the patch.   I added a ChangeLog entry (which findutils
> still maintains "manually"[*]), applied and pushed it as
> 68e2b1d6fd420787903142c02ce1a5e3ea2a7754.   Thanks again for your
> contributions to findutils.

thanks, I forgot that (again).

> [*] There is actually IMO no reason to continue to maintain ChangeLog
> manually, we should be able to generate the ChangeLog file from git
> commit messages (at least those more recent than the start of Jan
> 2008) with some small automated edits (typo fixes, etc).   Other GNU
> projects already do this, and so we should be able just to use the
> infrastructure they built for this.

Okay, I'm working on it.  The generation part is easy, but adding
the fixing rules in a build-aux/git-fix-log file is a bit more work
to get the same result (until 2008).

Thanks & have a nice day,

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