[hibernate-dev] Changelog file in Hibernate ORM
steve at hibernate.org
Wed May 27 21:56:41 EDT 2015
If I may dig up a zombie thread.. :)
What I plan to do unless I hear loud arguments to the contrary is to
truncate this to just the current major release indicated by branch. E.g.
the 4.2 branch would maintain changes just for 4.2 release family, etc.
This kind of goes hand-on-hand with what I am planning for the in-line
migration guide too.
On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 10:40 AM, Steve Ebersole <steve at hibernate.org> wrote:
> Depends what you mean "sync it in master". Its not like you should be
> cherry-picking changelog changes from other branches to master.
> But, you should be collecting the changes from Jira putting them into the
> changelog on the indicated branch(es). Currently, that means anything
> marked jpa21 should get copied into the master changelog. Sames was true
> for 4.2 before 4.2 was branched off, and 4.1 before that and so on.
> Granted it is more difficult in an environment like we have where we
> maintain multiple branches simultaneously. But this highlights the
> importance of marking versions correctly in Jira.
> On 03/04/2013 08:34 AM, Brett Meyer wrote:
>> I always maintain it in the 4.1/4.2 branches, but we admittedly forget to
>> sync it in master. Up to you guys.
>> Brett Meyer
>> Red Hat Software Engineer, Hibernate
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>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Steve Ebersole" <steve at hibernate.org>
>> To: "Sanne Grinovero" <sanne at hibernate.org>
>> Cc: "Hibernate" <hibernate-dev at lists.jboss.org>
>> Sent: Sunday, March 3, 2013 10:42:12 AM
>> Subject: Re: [hibernate-dev] Changelog file in Hibernate ORM
>> If I had to guess, Brett probably just missed updating that during the
>> last few releases. I am open to discuss either option here; either
>> remove the file or maintain it.
>> On Sat 02 Mar 2013 02:58:56 PM CST, Sanne Grinovero wrote:
>>> On 2 March 2013 20:51, Hardy Ferentschik <hardy at hibernate.org> wrote:
>>>> On 2 Mar 2013, at 21:19, Sanne Grinovero <sanne at hibernate.org> wrote:
>>>> The file changelog.txt in the root ot the Hibernate ORM project
>>>>> seems outdated.
>>>> Personally I find this file useless. I think a link a link in the
>>>> readme to the Jira changeling would suffice. However, I know some
>>>> people think the changelog is valuable.
>>>> But of course, it either needs to be maintained or deleted.
>>> I'd prefer maintained, but otherwise deleted woudl be better than
>>> misleading indeed.
>>> The reason I like it is that it allows me a very quick search on the
>>> history of the current branch, while from JIRA it's not immediate.
>>> Of course from there I continue on JIRA or GIT logs for more insight..
>>> In this case I wanted to double-check if we had dropped OSCache
>>> support. I remember we had planned for it, but couldn't find tracking
>>> about its removal in JIRA.
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