[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] news: add entry about stricter configure behavior

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Dec 11 02:17:57 EET 2016

2016-12-10 23:59 GMT+01:00 James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>:

>>> Again, I'm against this. This is not news entry worthy.
>> Then please revert the configure change:
>> This is (by far) the biggest change in configure behaviour since forever,
>> this has to be communicated and this was the condition for the patch.
> I don't think reverting an (allegedly wanted and beneficial) change just

What does "wanted" mean in this context?

The change was reviewed and it was ok with a Changelog and a news
entry. The patch was applied, so please add the news entry.

> because you wont accept it unless it has its own news entry makes sense
> or is even fair to the person that wrote it and submitted it.
>>> A line can be added to the next release news entry announcement, or
>>> to the RELEASE_NOTES files, but not alone.
>> If you care, add it to the release notes, but this cannot replace the
>> news entry.
> The RELEASE_NOTES mention is the only thing that's a must for this,
> aside from the Changelog entry.

I disagree but please feel free to add this to release notes if you want.

The news entry is needed for this change.

Carl Eugen

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