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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] What's the use of the "keywords: " field ?

From: Matthieu MOY
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] What's the use of the "keywords: " field ?
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 11:20:07 +0200
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Quoting Miles Bader <address@hidden>:

> "Generic" keywords (bugfix etc) are so broad
> that their utility for searches seems a bit questionable.

Well, a classification bugfix/not bugfix has at least one obvious usage : Check
that all bugfixes in a development branch have been applied to the previous
stable branch.

> Oh, another thing -- since many people use the -s'summary msg' (or -L)
> option
> to make the log file,

Because they don't use xtla.el ;-)

> if keywords are useful, there should be a way of
> adding
> that header from the command line too (e.g. -k'keyword ...')

Yes. And also a --keywords option to commands displaying lists of revisions.
(tla revisions, tla logs, tla missing, ...)


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