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From <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: Is it possible to send a CVS update mail
Date Sat, 03 Mar 2001 23:02:47 GMT
On Fri, 2 Mar 2001, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> > Actually, why don't we simplify this a bit more.  I have been meaning to
> > finish the httpd_rolling script for a while, but I haven't had time.  It
> > should be easy to add a few steps to the beginning, something like:
> >
> > cvs co httpd-2.0
> > cd httpd-2.0
> > ( cd srclib;cvs co apr apr-util )
> > ( update_release.sh )
> > cvs tag $TAG
> > echo "Tree tagged with $TAG" | sendmail -s "httpd-2.0 tagged" \
> >       new-httpd@apache.org
>
> No, absolutely not, -1.  The RM is supposed to be working on a checked-out
> tree and testing it thoroughly *before* they tag that very same tree.
> You have to keep in mind that generating a broken tarball costs anyone
> who tests that broken tarball a great deal of time.  The RM needs to be
> careful when they generate a tarball, even when we generate one on a
> regular basis, because otherwise no one will bother to test them.
>
> We can use the CVSROOT/taginfo file to call a program like log_accum.pl
> that generates a message when a tag is applied.  Sorry, I don't
> have any examples since I've never done it before myself.

Ok, makes sense to me.

Ryan

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Ryan Bloom                        	rbb@apache.org
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