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From "Henry Jen" <henry...@ztune.net>
Subject Re: Attn New Committers
Date Sat, 14 Jun 2008 21:29:57 GMT
On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 1:42 PM, Ruediger Pluem <rpluem@apache.org> wrote:

>
>
> On 06/14/2008 10:20 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>
>> Please don't do this;
>>
>> -----------
>> Revision 663845 - Directory Listing
>> Modified Fri Jun 6 07:39:52 2008 UTC (8 days, 12 hours ago) by henryjen
>>
>> backport r663342 from trunk
>> -----------
>>
>> Such commit messages aren't legible when comparing a branch to trunk,
>> please
>> repeat the purpose of the commit in the log message for the backport!
>>
>
Thanks for the correction, I apologize for the mistake.


>
> There is an IMHO pretty cool script from Joe Orton that is very helpful
> for backporting trunk revisions. It creates a file with all the original
> commit messages that could be used as commit message for the backport
> plus it adds the numbers of the revisions that get backported. It
> can be found here:
>
> http://people.apache.org/~jorton/svn.merge<http://people.apache.org/%7Ejorton/svn.merge>
>

This is nice, thanks for the pointer.

Cheers,
Henry

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