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Barrie Slaymaker
Date:
September 13, 2000 18:54
Subject:
Re: Can perforce gateway to CVS without loss of metadata? (was Re: code repository)
Message ID:
39C030ED.B92B7456@slaysys.com
Adam Turoff wrote:
> 
> > Feedback welcome.
> 
> I noticed that CVS reports this as part of the version logs:
> 
> date: 2000/09/13 05:49:30;  author: cvs;  state: Exp;  lines: +19 -19

Yup: not sure how to orchestrate logging in to the server as different usernames,
or su'ing to be different users.  Suggestions welcome.

> This sorta means that 'cvs annotate' is kinda useless since this
> 'cvs' dude is doing all of the patching.  ;-)

He's a busy guy ;-).

> By comparison, here's what we have in the Perforce logs.  Jarkko
> and Sarathy do a good job of including the relevant mail headers
> in the logs, which are now in Barrie's CVS version.
> 
> [  7001] By: jhi                                   on 2000/09/01  23:00:13
> [  7000] By: jhi                                   on 2000/09/01  22:36:01
> [  6999] By: gsar                                  on 2000/09/01  22:16:40
> [  6998] By: jhi                                   on 2000/09/01  22:14:16
> 
> (It would be even nicer to see who actually wrote the patch if a single
> patch is being applied with each change, but that sounds like a lot of
> work.)

I thought that was the purpose of putting the relavent mail headers in there?

Or do you mean you want a tool to m// the mail header and add it to the above
report (which doesn't look like direct p4 output, is it a perl script cooking
the output?).

- Barrie

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