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Re: Request to add options to tools/git_changelog

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Jay Levitt <jay(dot)levitt(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Request to add options to tools/git_changelog
Date: 2012-05-02 16:39:43
Message-ID: 20120502163943.GB21098@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 02:06:48PM -0400, Jay Levitt wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >I am again requesting the addition of options to tools/git_changelog so
> >I can more easily produce the release notes.  I asked for this during
> >9.1 development and it was rejected.  I am currently using my own
> >custom version of the tool, but have to merge community improvements
> >into the tool every year before I use it.
> 
> FYI in the general case of "I have to maintain a patch set": Now
> that PG is on git, there's a tool called Stacked Git that lets you
> use git's excellent merge capabilities to maintain patches.
> 
> http://www.procode.org/stgit/

I am unclear what stgit does that can't be done with git branches?  It
mentions pushing and popping patches --- is that it?

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  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
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