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Re: CEDET Merge

From: David Engster
Subject: Re: CEDET Merge
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:57:18 +0100
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Edward John Steere writes:
>> Things have gotten easier since the actual ChangeLog files get generated
>> from the commit message. I would try to manually commit the changes with
>> proper commit messages, so we would retain the history with the
>> exception of the date of the change, which would be from the day of the
>> merge.
>> -David
> This sounds like a lot of work and the outcome sounds right.

It's not that bad. 'format-patch' gives me a nice list of patches where
I can correct the paths with 'sed' and fix up the commit messages. It's
only about 100 patches, so I don't think it will take long.

> As I said in my previous email I'll make a start on the tests.

That's great, thanks! I'll push a branch with my progress soon.


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