[openstack-dev] [reno] questions about reno

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Mon Jan 8 14:29:30 UTC 2018

Excerpts from Gaetan's message of 2018-01-06 13:33:20 +0100:
> Hello
> I played this week with reno and i really like it, but I have a bunch of
> question:
> - unreleased notes appear in release note with a title such as "0.1.0-2".
> Is it possible to not have any title or use "0.1.0-dev2" pattern like pbr ?

I'm not sure why it matters, but if you want to work on that patch I'll
help with reviews.

> - I guess that all notes should stay in the same folder version after
> versions, and the
> release notes of all versions will keep being automatically generated.
> Don't you think
> it might get difficult to manage all theses files? Is is possible to move
> them in different folder (at least a folder "archives?)

We've put off doing anything like that until we have a project with
enough notes that we can observe the problems and decide how to fix
them. Have you already reached that point or are you anticipating
problems in the future?

> - it is possible to generate the NEWS file using reno ? I started trying
> conversion with pandoc but the result are not great.

How is the NEWS file different from CHANGES.txt that pbr produces? Is it
the format, or the content?

> If you find some features interesting, I'll be happy to contribute !
> -----
> Gaetan / Stibbons

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