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From Robert Muir <rcm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: mergeinfo commit mails, possible solution
Date Wed, 17 Nov 2010 18:44:50 GMT
big +1, we can actually review backports now... this was really bad before.

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 11:57 AM, Steven A Rowe <sarowe@syr.edu> wrote:
> 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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