Windows-specific ChangeLog

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Thu May 20 14:07:10 EDT 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 18:18, John Bailey <rekkanoryo at> wrote:
> Currently Daniel is maintaining a ChangeLog.win32 file in the source tree that
> lists Windows-specific changes that he's made.  These changes are rarely more
> than four or five bullet points.  The only problem with doing things this way is
> that if I'm an idiot and forget (like I did for 2.7.0) to put those changes on
> the ChangeLog wiki page (, then we
> have users missing out on information they really should see.  To remedy this, I
> propose that we quit using ChangeLog.win32 and instead include a
> "Windows-Specific Changes" in our ChangeLog file.
> What benefit does this give us?
>  * One less file to touch pre/post-release
>  * One less file to copy entries from to the ChangeLog wiki page
>  * Hopefully less confusion for Windows users
> Any objections to starting this with 2.7.1?
> John

As I mentioned in the XMPP conference, I think this is a great idea.


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