Update the changelog file in 0.91

Bug #637034 reported by Alex Valavanis on 2010-09-13
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Inkscape
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jazzynico

Bug Description

The ChangeLog file in the source tree is outdated. It hasn't been updated since the following entry:

2008-05-23 Peter Moulder <email address hidden>

         * share/extensions/*.py: Use gettext for (many) error messages.
         share/extensions/inkex.py: (errormsg): New function.

The bzr commit log can easily be exported in GNU ChangeLog format by using:

bzr log --gnu-changelog

su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

Seems that it was decided to no longer update the ChangeLog in the source tree?
The last dates of frequent updates in the revision list of the file [1] correspond with the date of this thread in 'inkscape-devel':

Subject: get rid of ChangeLog?
Date: 2006-08-03
<http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.graphics.inkscape.devel/17408>

[1] <http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~inkscape.dev/inkscape/trunk/changes?filter_file_id=changelog-20091128124040-aej0x7yhxng1m6ly-5>

jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

> Seems that it was decided to no longer update the ChangeLog in the source tree?

It doesn't seem to be that clear. Should we update it with the bzr change log (at least for stable releases) or remove it completely?

tags: added: documentation
Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed

I suggest we keep the changelog with commits targeted to 0.91 only.
And then add the changes from 0.91 to 0.91.1 and reset the file when bumping to 0.92.

summary: - ChangeLog is outdated
+ Update (or remove) the changelog file in 0.91.
Changed in inkscape:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
assignee: nobody → jazzynico (jazzynico)
milestone: none → 0.91
jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Changelog file updated revision 13033.

Command line:
# bzr log -r tag:INKSCAPE_0_48_0.. --gnu-changelog > ChangeLog-0.91

Changed in inkscape:
status: Triaged → In Progress
jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2014-02-17
summary: - Update (or remove) the changelog file in 0.91.
+ Update the changelog file in 0.91
su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

Maybe the old Changelog could have been moved to the 'doc' dir where its preceding Changelog is archived, instead of renamed and the content replaced?

jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

> Maybe the old Changelog could have been moved to the 'doc' dir

Yep, I forgot to copy the old content to the archives. To be frank, I even forgot the archive existed...
I've updated the files in the trunk (r13041) and branch (r10011).

Note that some revisions are still missing (archive end: 2008-05-23, changelog start: 2009-11-21). I'll see if it's not too difficult to fill the gap.

jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

(final?) Changelog updated rev. 13726.

Changed in inkscape:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in inkscape:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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