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

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-03-12 23:01:00 CET

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> 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...

Karl, this is exactly why I wrote that patch for VC mode. ;)

Unfortunately, the patch is slightly broken. VC mode's use of the -m
option to the CVS binary results in lines starting with the text "CVS: "
to not be stripped out before the commit is performed. Use of CVS from
the command line without the -m option (which spawns an external editor)
does not suffer from this snafu. I haven't yet become an adept enough
elisp hacker to edit the commit message before the commit occurs...

Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net>
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:25 2006

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