"RN: " syntax for the automated WHATSNEW generation

Jule Anger janger at samba.org
Mon Oct 4 09:00:42 UTC 2021

The release notes description can be multi-line, it must be followed by 
a blank line to mark the end of the RN.
It should be understandable for admins without code knowledge.

The wiki page was modified accordingly.


Am 01.10.21 um 20:02 schrieb Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical:
> I was just asking a new contributor to prepare a patch for backporting,
> and realised I don't know exactly the new RN: syntax.  Is it strictly
> one line (which might go on for a bit) or multi-line, and what is the
> guidance etc?
> Can someone who knows the exact syntax and what should be in the note
> please document the
> RN: ....
> syntax for the wiki:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_Release_Planning#Release_Branch_Checkin_Procedure
> Thanks!
> Andrew Bartlett

Jule Anger
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