[cvsnt] email notification help

Glen Starrett glen.starrett at march-hare.com
Tue Jul 10 03:10:02 BST 2007

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Chris Purves wrote:
> I have read through the documentation about email notification and there 
> appears to be at least three ways to go about it: loginfo, modules, and 
> watch command as well as the method prescribed in the email notification 
> section, through the commit_email file.

There's more than that -- you can also use Bo's "cvsmailer" product that 
is quite handy.

> What I would like to do, is for commits to a specific module send out 
> notification emails to a group listed in the groups file once per day.  
> What would be the best way to go about this?  I have sendmail installed 
> on the server, so I can make use of the
> MailCommand in PServer.

You might want to consider using a cron job with a log command, audit 
query, or similar for this type of daily report.

I know, too many options.  If you let us know what you require in the 
output, then perhaps someone can suggest an appropriate set of commands 
to help.


Glen Starrett
Technical Account Manager, North America
March Hare Software, LLC


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