[Development] Changelogs for Qt 5.1.x and 5.2

Rutledge Shawn Shawn.Rutledge at digia.com
Tue Jul 16 12:44:22 CEST 2013

On 16 Jul 2013, at 12:22 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:

> 3) the format for the changelog is:
> a) auto-guess module from the paths changed
> [ChangeLog] Here is my slightly verbose text explaining that I've done 
> something awesome and should tell people about it.

Did you mean 
Change-log: blah blah

to match the existing Change-Id:, Task-number:, etc.?

> b) explicit heading in the changelog:
> [ChangeLog][Important Behavior Changes] Here I am telling you that I changed 
> something in QUrl that you should be aware of, but is for the greater good.
> [ChangeLog][QtCore][QUrl / QUrlQuery] Blah blah blah
> I am volunteering to write a (Perl) script to read all commit messages in a 
> release and produce an update to the changelog. The script will also extract 
> the the Task-number from the commit (if there's any) and add to the text.
> If there are no objections, I'll update the commit template in qtbase.
> -- 
> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
>  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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