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Re: Updating revision references in CHANGES

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 22:27:01 +0100

On 08.12.2010 20:25, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> On 12/08/2010 02:00 PM, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> Quick question to find out what people think.
>>
>> In writing the CHANGES entry for 1.7, it would be useful to be able to
>> compare with previous releases what has already gone into the various
>> patch releases, and what hasn't. That can best happen by comparing
>> revision numbers, but given the revision cut over when we moved to the
>> ASF repo, such a comparison is tedious as best.
>>
>> Does anybody have any opinion on rewriting the revision numbers in
>> CHANGES (assuming it could be appropriately scripted)?
> I'm okay with it. There's no much gained in preserving those old revision
> numbers. Besides, if folks want the old numbers, they can be found in older
> versions of the CHANGES file, right? :-)

If it's going to be HTML, might as well put in ViewVC links instead of
just revision numbers.

-- Brane
Received on 2010-12-08 22:28:47 CET

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