kick me straight into dependency hell? - There is no changelog There was fixed some critical security problems or only new features was added, or maybe it was just caused by docs update? Should I update? - It is hard to install Build that stuff from sources. What? No way.
is a file which contains a curated, chronologically ordered list of notable changes for each version of a project. Why keep a changelog? To make it easier for users and contributors to see precisely what notable changes have been made between each release (or version) of the project. Who needs a changelog? People do. Whether consumers or developers, the end users of software are human beings who care about what's in the software. When the software changes, people want to know why and how.
version being released (v preﬁx stripped) .Tag the current git tag .ShortCommit the git commit short hash .FullCommit the git commit full hash .Commit the git commit hash (deprecated) .GitURL the git remote url .Major the major part of the version .Minor the minor part of the version .Patch the patch part of the version .Env a map with system’s environment variables .Date current UTC date in RFC3339 format .Timestamp current UTC time in Unix format