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Re: rawhide report: 20031021 changes



On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, Michael Schwendt wrote:

>> alone.  ;o)   I don't think anyone is interested in bugs Bero 
>> fixed in XFree86 back in 1999 for example.  ;o)
>> 
>> Again, just a suggestion...   What do others in the community 
>> think about the idea?
>
>I've suggested a temporary enhancement before:
>
>sed -e '/\* [a-zA-Z]\{3\} [a-zA-Z]\{3\} [0-9]\{2\} \(200[0-2]\|199?\).*/,99999 d'
>
>applied on a changelog would drop changelog entries older than 2003.

In heavily developed packages with accurate detailed spec file
changelogs, like oh, I dunno, I'll pick a package at random -
XFree86 ;o), the changelog entries just from Jan 2003 to date are
1114 lines long, and 65Kb in size.

Do y'all want 65Kb emails when I release new X packages into 
rawhide every couple days?  ;o)


-- 
Mike A. Harris     ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris
OS Systems Engineer - XFree86 maintainer - Red Hat




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