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Re: rawhide report: 20090705 changes



On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 09:27:33AM +0200, drago01 wrote:
>On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 2:36 AM, Josh Boyer<jwboyer gmail com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 06:46:36PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
>>>On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 11:21:58AM +0000, Rawhide Report wrote:
>>>
>>> > kernel-2.6.31-0.42.rc2.fc12
>>> > ---------------------------
>>> > * Sat Jul 04 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
>>> > - 2.6.31-rc1-git11
>>> >
>>> > * Sat Jul 04 2009 Dave Jones <davej redhat com> 2.6.31-0.42.rc2
>>> > - 2.6.31-rc2
>>> >
>>> > * Fri Jul 03 2009 Hans de Goede <hdegoede redhat com>
>>> > - Disable v4l1 ov511 and quickcam_messenger drivers (obsoleted by
>>> >   v4l2 gspca subdrivers)
>>>
>>>Why is the changelog out of order in the rawhide report?
>>>It's the right way around in CVS.
>>
>> Because the script that generates it doesn't deal with multiple
>> entries on the same day properly.  It's becoming a common
>> question.
>
>Why does it mess with them at all?

It has to do at least _some_ munging, otherwise you don't get the actual
"this changed since the last rawhide report" part.

>Why not just copy them from the specfile and assume that this is correct?

I don't think it operates from CVS, so to get the specfile it would have to
unpack the SRPMs.  Not very efficient.  I believe it just uses the changelog
query on the RPM itself.

josh


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