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Re: Extracting patches based on log messages

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: Extracting patches based on log messages
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 18:16:11 -0700

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Holger <address@hidden> writes:

> I need a tool for extracting patches based on log messages. I.e. we
> mark our fixes and features with a "Bugdb XYZ". And sometimes you need
> to move a fix/feature to another branch or maybe
> you just want to inspect exactly what changes were related to a
> specific bugdb issue.
> Now, I've made my own python tool to do just that, but I've also
> searched hi and low to find out if someone has made a similar (and
> perhaps much better) tool, and I now it's out there somewhere bleeding
> obvious - can't imagine I'm the first to have this thought. I just
> haven't been able to find it...
> Help appreciated  :-)

Some folks will use a bugid number in their log message and also have
their commitlog script send e-mail to a bug tracking system with the
list of files and revisions. They are then easily able to reconstruct
the patch needed for other branches as needed for the same bug.

        Good luck,
        -- Mark
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