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Hadoop >> mail # dev >> Dropping CHANGES.txt?


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Todd Lipcon 2011-11-21, 19:01
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Eli Collins 2011-11-21, 19:32
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Matt Foley 2011-11-21, 19:49
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Tim Broberg 2011-11-21, 20:04
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Re: Dropping CHANGES.txt?
On 11/21/2011 11:49 AM, Matt Foley wrote:
> The advantage of CHANGES.txt is that it merges when the branch merges.  So
> as long as the developers stick to reasonably normal merge and commit
> processes, it truly reflects what is in the current state of any given
> branch, at least at the level of changes related to Jiras.

I agree.  Its redundancy makes it valuable.  I often use CHANGES.txt
diffs to double-check that I've merged the right revision to a branch.

Doug
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Arun C Murthy 2011-11-21, 20:17