Commit 51ef6d55 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Clarify in the Emacs manual that ChangeLog files are not used

* doc/emacs/trouble.texi (Sending Patches): Use "commit log"
instead of "change log", to avoid the interpretation that we
are talking about literal ChangeLog files.  (Bug#32359)
parent 6e08019a
......@@ -1162,11 +1162,11 @@ name that indicates whether it is the old version or your new changed
one.
@item
Write the change log entries for your changes. This is both to save us
Write the commit log entries for your changes. This is both to save us
the extra work of writing them, and to help explain your changes so we
can understand them.
The purpose of the change log is to show people where to find what was
The purpose of the commit log is to show people where to find what was
changed. So you need to be specific about what functions you changed;
in large functions, it's often helpful to indicate where within the
function the change was.
......@@ -1177,9 +1177,9 @@ new function, all you need to say about it is that it is new. If you
feel that the purpose needs explaining, it probably does---but put the
explanation in comments in the code. It will be more useful there.
Please look at the change log entries of recent commits to see what
sorts of information to put in, and to learn the style that we use. Note that,
unlike some other projects, we do require change logs for
Please look at the commit log entries of recent commits to see what
sorts of information to put in, and to learn the style that we use.
Note that, unlike some other projects, we do require commit logs for
documentation, i.e., Texinfo files.
@xref{Change Log},
@ifset WWW_GNU_ORG
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