Re: cvs2cl upgrade?

From: Martyn J. Pearce <>
Date: Thu Jun 20 2002 - 16:17:33 GMT

Greetings Stuart,

Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Martyn, pronounced "fluffy", and I am
the new maintainer of cvs2cl.

On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 06:51:15PM -0700, Stuart Donaldson wrote:
> Karl,
> I was wondering if there was any more work planned on cvs2cl?

Yep, there is now. Firstly, bug fixes as requested by our customers :-) Then
come my nefarious plans.

> I have integrated it into viewcvs (a web cvs viewer) which required a
> small patch to cvs2cl. The patch adds a '--rcs' option which tells it
> to parse the full_path_name based on the RCS file name rather than the
> Working file name. The reason for this, is that when run on the server
> it uses rlog as it is operating on the repository directly, rather than
> in a working directory. The Working file name is always listed without
> a path, however the RCS filename has the path.
> Anyway, are you interested in folding this patch into cvs2cl? I would
> rather not have to apply the patch separately.

Seems reasonable to me. Send me the patch, I'll get it in.

> I also have a cvs2cl.cgi wrapper which calls and formats the
> output as html. This could be integrated into, but I wanted
> to do the minimal amount of changes there.

Well, being as already has an xml option, it seems reasonable to me
to provide an html option too. Again, you send me a patch, I'll fold it in.

Received on Thu Jun 20 16:17:33 2002

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