Re: [PATCH] grok cvs rlog output

From: Martyn J. Pearce <>
Date: Fri Mar 28 2003 - 14:56:24 GMT

Greetings Joe,

On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 04:45:55PM +0000, Joe Orton wrote:
> Hi, this patch adds an --rcs option as suggested in the BUGS file, which
> allows cvs2cl to be used like
> cvs -d /foo rlog bar | cvs2cl --stdin --rcs /foo
> to generate ChangeLogs without needing a working copy.

Absolutely splendid. I shall try to integrate this soon. Thank you very

> High praise for cvs2cl and its --xml output, many thanks for this tool!

You're welcome. I didn't write it, I just maintain it.

> Using this and some XSLT I implemented a trivial tweak to viewcvs which
> lets me go from a revision of a particular file to the commit message
> and a list of all the other files changed in that commit, all in single
> click in my web browser, saving me hours trawling through mailing list
> archives to do the same thing.

Glad to hear it's helping out.

Thanks again for the patch.

Received on Fri Mar 28 15:01:41 2003

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