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Re: Commit

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-09-04 19:43:08 CEST

Brian Behlendorf <brian@collab.net> writes:

> a) could we include more info in the Subject line about what was changed?

Mike and I just changed commit mails to have subject lines of:

    "Commit -- Revision N"

So now they can be uniquely discussed and threaded by your mailer.

> E.g.
> Subject: commit: trunk/subversion/clients/cmdline diff.c diff-cmd.c
> trace-update.c propget-cmd.c propset-cmd.c

Maybe you disagree with us here; we don't think seeing a list of 10+
files in a subject line is useful. It's just a lot of clutter. The
only reason CVS commit mails do this (or so we *thought*) is to give
mostly-unique names to mails, and to allow them to be threaded. But
we just accomplished that by putting the global revision number into
the subject line.

> b) could we set the "from" header to come from user@devhost? Either
> something like joe@svn.collab.net, or since this is the same UID as on
> tigris.org, joe@tigris.org...

Hmmm. Right now, httpd is running as user "svn", and thus this is the
user that is exectuing the post-commit mail script. Maybe there are
options the script could pass to /usr/bin/mail that change the "from"
header? Anyone?

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