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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-03 19:56:36

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> At 02:04 AM 11/2/2002, Daryle Walker wrote:
> >Can we use automation to help us? We could use CVS to print all the
> >changes to every file (as well as file adds and removals) in commit
> >order and use that as a template to remind developers for the change
> >notes.
> There are several programs available which do that. But the problem
> is that they don't distinguish between trivial changes and important
> changes. Also, the output samples I've seen have been way too
> voluminous.

I've been using cvslogfilter, described at It
works great.

> I have the sense that it would be possible to build a custom automatic
> change log report for Boost that would serve at least some of our
> needs. Any volunteers?

I don't see how anyone can tell the difference between the trivial and
nontrivial programmically.

                    David Abrahams
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