Request for review: cvsps

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at
Mon Mar 21 21:44:07 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 22:40 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-03-20 at 23:52 +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > I'd like to import CVSps to extras, reviews welcome.
> > 
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> > CVSps is a program for generating 'patchset' information from a CVS
> > repository.  A patchset in this case is defined as a set of changes
> > made to a collection of files, and all committed at the same time
> > (using a single 'cvs commit' command).  This information is valuable
> > to seeing the big picture of the evolution of a cvs project.  While
> > cvs tracks revision information, it is often difficult to see what
> > changes were committed 'atomically' to the repository.
> Wow, where has this gem been hiding all my life? Been badly missing this
> ever since getting used to 'svn log' output :)

Yeah, while not perfect, this beast works surprisingly well.  Depending
on the activity in the target CVS, one does often want to use the -z
option (see man page and /usr/share/doc/cvsps*/README).

> Oh and the package looks fine to me.

Cool, thanks, and thanks to Brian too for a quick review.  I guess this
qualifies as approved then, will import in a jiffy.

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