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Re: credits (was: Re: CVS update: ...)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-03-12 22:33:02 CET

On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 12:50:47PM -0600, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> > When checking in changes, CVS provides a template with a "Submitted by:"
> > field for specifying the person who has submitted a patch. I've noticed that
> > people aren't using that field.
> I think you have a template mechanism going on that most of us
> don't...

Then you client isn't obeying it :-) ... CVSROOT/rcstemplate

Whenever I commit, that template is filled into the editor for the log
message. It exists for SVN, otherwise I wouldn't be seeing it...

> > I'd like to ask that we use it for the simple case of being able to do a
> > "grep" on "Submitted by" to find *all* the people who have submitted changes
> > to SVN. This would allow us to gather up people for some kind of credits or
> > thanks.
> Seems like a good idea. (You're volunteering to remind us when we
> forget to use this format, right? :-)



Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:25 2006

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