[cvsnt] Re: loginfo is "broken" in build 62

Terris Linenbach noreply at nowhere.nwh
Thu Dec 19 17:47:27 GMT 2002

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Sorry to have introduced a side topic in my original message.

My main beef with build 62 is that the text following "Update of" in STDIN
is missing.  This text used to look something like


which is a path on the CVS server.

Although most scripts probably don't look at this, my scripts use the path
in order to send emails to different addresses based on the repository, in
case a single CVS server hosts multiple repositories.

"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
news:3e01b940.148574937 at news.cvsnt.org...
> On Wed, 18 Dec 2002 23:00:31 -0800, "Terris Linenbach"
> <terris at terris.com> wrote:
> >My point was that existing scripts are broken, except for yours and any
> >other script that was written specifically to handle cvsnt build 62 and
> >later.  If such a change was made to loginfo, which surely more people
> >compared taginfo, there will be a lot of sore toes.
> >
> I haven't changed the logging script here for months and it's working
> fine.  Also the script that feeds cvsnt-commits is the same as the one
> that comes with Unix CVS.
> I'm not changing loginfo to make it work like taginfo as it'll be a
> lot of hard work to rewrite everything.  Taginfo was broken, which
> justified the change (I suspect even Unix would have given up after a
> few thousand files).
> Tony

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