[Development] dist/changes-x.y.z (was: Re: Branches)

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at kdab.com
Mon Dec 10 23:45:44 CET 2012

On Sunday December 9 2012, Marc Mutz wrote:
> Burdening the maintainer with generating the changes file after an
> onslaught of dozens of committers and 100s of changes without regards to
> the changes file is - I repeat - not an attractive prospect :(

How about we make qdoc generate a listing of all \since 5.1 functions/classes 

Maybe add a \change command that can be used to inject arbitrary changes into 
qdoc's changes list? Would come in handy when aspects of an existing function 

And the list of bugs fixed can be had from JIRA, of course.

That leaves a lot less commits to manually add to dist/changes, but since they 
don't stand out anymore in any reasonably machine-readable way, reviewers 
would have to ensure that for these an entry to dist/changes would be 


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