Subject: Re: Adding URLs to CVSWeb diffs for source changes
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/19/2007 14:09:16
On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 07:43:33PM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> } Weighing the pros and cons, I think it might be best to create a
> } bulkier, "rich-text" html-source-changes list.  However, we don't want
> } to end up exponentially increasing the number of lists we have
> } according to each feature set people lobby for. ;)
>      So far only one person has said they don't like the idea.  Whereas
> a bunch of people both inside and outside of the project has said they
> do like the idea.  I don't think one naysayer should hold things up.

There is another reason why the current format is important:
The release engineering tools use the "cvs rdiff" lines of a commit
message to figure out the necessary CVS commands to handle a
pullup request.

If the old output format must therefore be part of the e-mail e.g.
in the ASCII part.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler