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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: running RAT with excludes (Was: svn status update...)
Date Tue, 17 Nov 2009 23:28:28 GMT
Niall Pemberton wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > Branko ??ibej wrote:
> >> Niall Pemberton wrote:
> >> > I ran a RAT report (0.6 version) ?on subversion trunk but theres alot
> >> > of *noise* from it. I have opened a bug ticket for license header
> >> > review here:
> >> >
> >> > http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3529
> >>
> >> Very helpful, thanks.
> >>
> >> > It would make review easier if the files without headers had them
> >> > added. If thats considered a good idea, I'll try and help submitting
> >> > patches.
> >>
> >> Is there any way to make RAT slightly smarter so that it doesn't require
> >> license headers in README files and such? Does policy dictate these
> >> files must have license headers, too?
> >
> > We have been using an "excludes" file to run RAT over Forrest,
> > driven by the Ant task, using both Buildbot and Gump.
> >
> > I explained it today to rat-dev, so that should help you
> > to get started.
> 
> Thanks, found it:
> http://apache.markmail.org/message/xp5xqvw4mmb5yhw7
> 
> I'll take a look. As Justin pointed out RAT trunk has a -e option for
> excludes - but perhaps would be easier to build up a list in ant.

We did try the "-e" but it was nowhere near powerful enough for
our needs. The anttask is beaut.

-David

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