CVS tools (was Re: [kaffe] Kaffe CVS: kaffe kaz)

David Mansfield david at
Fri May 30 10:31:01 PDT 2003

> On Tue, 2003-05-27 at 10:21, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> > Hi Ito,
> > 
> > --- Ito Kazumitsu <kaz at> wrote:
> > > 
> > > Sorry, I did not know ChangeLog must be manually edited.
> > 
> > At the moment, yeah. We could switch to using cvs2cl after the release, though,
> > if Jim is O.K. with that.
> I'd have to play with it.  CVSps looks very interesting too - it would
> be nice to have a revision number per commit - plus I'd like to generate
> a better email to the list with each commit (perhaps with a patch).
> I need to do some more research.
> Cheers,

As a lurker on this list for many years now, and also developer of the
CVSps utility, I find it amusing to see this in my mailbox!

Of course my opinions are biased, but I think CVSps is great.  Not only do 
you get unique commit id's, but it understands tags and branches, lets you 
filter on files, authors, date ranges etc.

It's also really useful if you want to do a commit-by-commit merge from 
one branch to another.

It does not currently manage your actual commits, but only works after the 
fact (i.e. can't send the email for you etc.).

Anyway, if you have any questions about CVSps, or find any bugs (god 
forbid - 2.0rc1 has only one known bug, a daylight savings bug), let me 

David a.k.a cvsps at

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