[cvsnt] Using bugid with WinCVS

Andy Southby asouthby at drumgrange.co.uk
Thu Nov 6 12:21:01 GMT 2008


I would really like to use this option. Could you let me know if its
available in the open source code or is it proprietary to March Hare?
(Obviously if I wanted to compile it).

> Yes - CVS Suite 2008 includes the option for the bug number 
> to be extracted form the message.
> The bug number is really a 'user defined change set' and is 
> very powerful.  Eg: revisions 1.22, 1.23 and 1.24 of 
> hello.cpp and revisions
> 1.18 and 1.19 of hello.h can all be marked with a bug id and 
> then that id used for merges, reports in audit, promote etc 
> etc.  It is very different from a tag or an atomic commit id 
> which only applies to a single commit.


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