Automatic update of debian/changelog trailer line
g.milde at web.de
Tue Nov 22 09:50:21 UTC 2005
On 21.11.05, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * Günter Milde <g.milde at web.de> [2005-11-21 11:38]:
> > However, I would instead propose a change to the DJG Guidelines
> > When committing changes that do not result in a Debian release, keep
> > debian/changelog in a clearly broken state ...
> We can relax the rule, if you wish. The "NOT YET RELEASED" string should
> be sufficient.
> Now, I usually do not have problems with inserting the changelog trailer
> line because I use the wonderful debian-changelog-mode in Emacs. You
> could ponder that using Emacs to develop the jed package is like a
> betrayal, but debian-changelog-mode is really handy.
It is not about betrayal, but I simply
1. do not like Emacs
2. am not used to Emacs keybindings (and to lazy to set up Emacs with cua
> This makes me think that we should try to contribute such a mode for
> jed. The related emacs files are in the dpkg-dev-el package.
While this is a nice idea, I feel not enough urge to do it myself...
However, I wrote one piece, a function inserting the date in the format
needed in the changelog:
% insert the current date in the RFC 822 format (e.g. for a Debian changelog)
public define insert_rfc_822_date()
() = run_shell_cmd("date -R");
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