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From: Bryan Scattergood (bryan.scattergood_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-31 05:23:17

Beman Dawes wrote:
> At 02:14 PM 10/30/2001, mda_at_[hidden] wrote:
> >it would be nice if:
> >1. a release were identical to a snapshot of the CVS at some time,
> >sans the CVS cruft, without someone's personal build artifacts.
> Yes, that would be useful. If you would like to submit a script (Bash,
> Python, or Win2K batch file) that does that, I'll add it to the release
> procedure.

Why does this need a script? I thought the whole point of "cvs export"
was to generate a cruft-free snapshot of the repository?

> >2. the release history were documented, with a date, scm label,
> >human-generated release notes, and (ideally) automatically generated
> >change summary
> Can't you get that from CVS? If you have a format that is better than the
> CVS output, consider submitting a script to generate it.

Again, that sounds like an existing tool:


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