[PATCH 1/2] patman: Add option to suppress empty changelog entries

Sean Anderson seanga2 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 19:44:33 CET 2020

On 3/21/20 10:42 AM, Simon Glass wrote:
> Hi Sean,
> I can see the value here, particularly for the 'new' case. But I
> actually appreciate the positive confirmation that nothing changed.
> Sometimes people send patches and fail to add a change log.

Hm, I don't know if this patch would affect that. If there are no
"Series-changes" tags, we just get nothing (vs. a bunch of "None"s).

> What happens if a patch has no changes at all since v1? Do you think
> we should always report 'None' for the last version?

In my opinion, I think we should report nothing. Of course, this patch
is entirely for aesthetics. It's perfectly valid to do one thing or
another. In my patches, I like to emulate what I would write if I was
doing it by hand.


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