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From Niall Pemberton <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: running RAT with excludes (Was: svn status update...)
Date Wed, 18 Nov 2009 02:06:31 GMT
On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 11:28 PM, David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks David - that works great

Niall

> -David

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