Ralf's Remove CVS Id Commits

Thomas Doerfler Thomas.Doerfler at embedded-brains.de
Fri May 4 17:43:12 UTC 2012


I forgot this in my previous mail: If you need further instructions on
how to properly work with GIT (use the tool the way it is meant to be
used), I am sure the community can help you. So feel free to ask.


Am 04.05.2012 18:34, schrieb Ralf Corsepius:
> On 05/04/2012 05:07 PM, Thomas Doerfler wrote:
>> Ralf,
>> Am 04.05.2012 16:44, schrieb Ralf Corsepius:
>>> On 05/04/2012 04:10 PM, Thomas Doerfler wrote:
>>>> These changes belong together. Nobody wants this change to be done in
>>>> one BSP and NOT done in a different one.
>>> Did you actually have a look into the patches?
>> Yes and no. I read some at the beginning, some in the middle and some at
>> the end of your two patch sequences. I saw that each patch performs
>> similar modifications for different directories or dir trees. I saw that
>> you have committed separate patches with similar changes for each BSP or
>> group of BSPs.
> Correct ...
>> I am sure you don't want the community to inspect each patch separately?
> Pardon, I am the original author of all the files and probably nobody
> knows these better than me. I had applied many much more intrusive
> patches in similar ways many times before.
> I am surely not perfect and surely do not want exclude something might
> have gone wrong somewhere, but this request of yours makes me sad.
>> I assume that the goal/intention of each patch is quite silimar. Am I
>> right here? Or do they have different goals/intentions?
> ... these changes were script-generated ,. the spots changed were
> trivial to parse comment blocks.
>>>> Maybe you should get familiar with the idea that git does apply patches
>>>> in an atomic way and not in a uncorrelated file-by-file basis as CVS
>>>> does.
>>> The mashing up of the commit messages wasn't done by CVS. It was the
>>> tool being used to produce the commit messages, which was polling at 1
>>> hour intervals and glueing together independent commits.
>> Why did you let it glue independent commits?
> I did not do anything - This was the tool somebody (I think it was
> Chris) had installed on rtems.org to send CVS commit logs.
> Ralf

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