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Re: [VOTE] merge the log-message-templates branch to trunk

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:25:04 -0400

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 1:06 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> I've been working on the log-message-templates branch recently.
> This branch was started by cmpilato a long time ago but for some
> reason sat around untouched ever since. It's now been overhauled
> by me with much help from Bert.
>
> I believe the functionality is useful and complete. One user I have
> in mind who would probably make use of this is the FreeBSD project.
> They patch their Subversion clients to define a log message template
> with the following content:
...
> For example, with:
>
> $ svn ci iota.txt epsilon/gamma.txt
>
> we might see the following default log message:
>
> --Log message template from '/'--
> The root log message template.
> This always applies since it is defined at the root of the repository.
> --Log message template from 'trunk/epsilon'--
> This is a template set on 'trunk/epsilon', which in this example
> was contributed by the commit target epsilon/gamma.txt.
> --This line, and those below, will be ignored--
>
> The "--Log message template from --" line does not appear if only
> a single template applies to the commit.

If the functionality follows what is described above, my only request
is that we insert the template/property value *after* the ignore line
- I don't think that these templates should be the default - but, they
should augment/replace what is presented below the ignore line.

My $.02. -- justin
Received on 2014-09-14 21:25:32 CEST

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