[Releasing] [Development] Change file process & improvement proposal
Kai.Koehne at qt.io
Tue Jan 24 16:30:06 CET 2017
> -----Original Message-----
> > [...]
> > I therefore suggest to implement Jani's suggestions for the time
> > being. If we find out they're not effective, we can always come back
> > and look into alternative processes.
> > 1. Enable [ChangeLog] tag in commit template
> > https://codereview.qt-project.org/183244
> > 2. Add check in sanity bot to check for missing ChangeLog entries
> > (potentially only in 5.x branches after 5.x.0 is out)
> Why only there? All relevant changes should have it - regardless of branch.
> I would actually suggest we change the sanity bot to -1 any change that has
> no [ChangeLog] entry. And we then agree on a marker that says "no
> changelog needed".
> [ChangeLog] none
> or similar.
This will add quite some noise - There'll always be a significant portion of the commits, if not the majority, which do not require a ChangeLog.
But yeah, it's easy to check and enforce :) I could live with this, too.
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