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From Steven A Rowe <sar...@syr.edu>
Subject RE: mergeinfo commit mails, possible solution
Date Wed, 17 Nov 2010 16:57:45 GMT
Uwe, my Inbox thanks you. - Steve

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Uwe Schindler [mailto:uwe@thetaphi.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 9:04 AM
> To: dev@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: RE: mergeinfo commit mails, possible solution
> 
> The ASF does not use the vanilla mailer.py script, they are using
> http://opensource.perlig.de/svnmailer - and this one does fantastic work
> regarding this! We just need to change the config files of this tool and
> specify a special subtree config for /lucene project folder.
> 
> See also the attached mail!
> 
> -----
> Uwe Schindler
> H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
> http://www.thetaphi.de
> eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Steven A Rowe [mailto:sarowe@syr.edu]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 7:02 AM
> > To: dev@lucene.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: mergeinfo commit mails, possible solution
> >
> > After looking more closely at the vanilla Subversion version of the
> mailer.py
> > script, I'm 99% sure that removing propchange from the generate_diffs
> list will
> > have zero effect, but I'd love to be proven wrong.
> >
> > Turns out Subversion's mailer.py once had a much larger set of property
> > filtering options, but C. Mike (Pilato) thought the option set was too
> baroque, so
> > he reverted the entire set - see
> > <http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2944>.
> >
> > I've asked on #svn about re-instating the "ignore_props" and
> "ignore_propdiffs"
> > regex-valued options - these would allow us to only ignore svn:mergeinfo
> diffs
> > while still noting that files' properties have changed, without
> affecting other
> > properties or their diffs.  No responses yet, hopefully tomorrow.
> >
> > Steve
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Grant Ingersoll [mailto:gsingers@apache.org]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 9:55 AM
> > > To: dev@lucene.apache.org
> > > Subject: mergeinfo commit mails, possible solution
> > >
> > > From #lucene IRC:
> > > gsingers:sarowe and I were talking about the mergeinfo commit overload
> > > [09:43]gsingers:and the asf_mailer.conf file [09:43]gsingers:In
> > > looking at the file [09:44]gsingers:it appears the one thing we have
> > > the ability to do is to turn off the generation of diffs for
> > > [09:44]gsingers:events [09:44]gsingers:The default setting is:
> > > [09:44]gsingers:generate_diffs = add copy modify propchange
> > > [09:44]gsingers:sarowe and I are proposing to change our settings to
> > > just be add/copy/modify [09:44]gsingers:and try dropping propchange
> > > [09:45]gsingers:I honestly don't know whether it will work or not
> > > [09:45]gsingers:and it will also likely mean we will miss
> > > notifications of other propchanges [09:45]gsingers:We've asked on
> > > #asfinfra if there are other options [09:45]gsingers:and sarowe is
> > > looking into the mailer.py script to see if there are other things
> > > available [09:46]gsingers:I guess the question here is, do people want
> > > to try turning off propchange?
> > >
> > >
> > > -Grant
> > >
> > >
> > >
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