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Re: cvs <-> arch mirroring scripts

From: Rajesh Vaidheeswarran
Subject: Re: cvs <-> arch mirroring scripts
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2003 13:42:21 -0400

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Stallman" <address@hidden>
To: "Miles Bader" <address@hidden>
Cc: <address@hidden>; <address@hidden>
Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2003 1:29 PM
Subject: Re: cvs <-> arch mirroring scripts

>     This generates CVS log entries like this:
>        ----------------------------
>        revision 1.43
>        date: 2003/08/14 09:05:44;  author: miles;  state: Exp;  lines:
+2 -2
>        Revision: emacs--cvs-trunk--0--patch-14
>        Archive: address@hidden
>        Creator: Miles Bader <address@hidden>
>        Summary: Avoid .arch-ids dirs when making autoloads
>        Modified-files: ./lisp/Makefile.in
>        New-patches: address@hidden/emacs--cvs-trunk--0--patch-14
> That is 6 lines longer than normal.  The extra lines will make it
> harder to scan the CVS log for relevant information.  Can you make
> that any more compact?  Is all of it really necessary?

Another possibility would require a change to the cvs command line (harder
to justify to the wide world), but might be useful.

Adding a -L (long listing, since -l is already taken) flag to `cvs log' to
list lines that are marked as extensions.

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