Subject: Re: Adding URLs to CVSWeb diffs for source changes
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Zafer Aydogan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/18/2007 11:11:13
2007/7/18, Bernd Ernesti <email@example.com>:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 06:38:37PM -0400, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> > I often read source-changes/pkgsrc-changes and would find it useful if
> > the messages contained a link to the diff as it appears on
> > cvsweb.netbsd.org--especially when I am using a browser like elinks.
> > It doesn't even have to be proper HTML (I don't want it to make things
> > ugly for those not using web browsers, etc.), just a URL.
> > Any comments/opinions on this?
> I don't like it. This way we will increase the size of the commit mail
> and it will be not easier to get the real cvs command, depending on where
> you place the html urls.
> Think about many changes where this would increase the size by a 1/3 or
> even more.
I would like it very much. I wanted to request this feature myself a
long time ago.
I've subscribed to source-changes and it would be a real benefit to
see what has changed via cvsweb, by clicking on the link in the commit
log. It is even useful for browsing by web in mail-index.