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From Niall Pemberton <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: running RAT with excludes (Was: svn status update...)
Date Tue, 17 Nov 2009 23:05:03 GMT
On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 11:01 PM, David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> 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.

Niall

> -David

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