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Re: Standardize previous ChangeLog entries?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Max Bowsher <maxb at ukf dot net>
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 18:12:26 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Standardize previous ChangeLog entries?
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >>> On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >>>> OK to add the correct double-space between NAME and <EMAIL> in the
> >>>> ChangeLog lines "DATE NAME <EMAIL>"?
> >>>> There are 24 single-spaced lines compared with 283 double-spaced lines.
> >>>> Max.
> >>> FWIW, I count 125 single-spaced lines vs. 294 double-spaced lines... I
> >>> used the following patterns in vim:
> >>> /^[^ \t].*[^ ] </ for single-spaced, and
> >>> /^[^ \t].*[^ ] </ for double-spaced.
> >>> This also brings up an interesting question of what the proper date
> >>> format is. Most (320) dates are in the YYYY-MM-DD format, but some
> >>> (99) are in the "Dow Mon DD HH:MM:SS YYYY" format, and some of those
> >>> have 2 spaces before YYYY. Weird.
> >> Hmm. I hadn't noticed the old date format, so my regexps didn't match
> >> any of those lines.
> >> However, your regexps match some lines incorrectly - for example:
> >> * archive_tar_file.cc: Include <algorithm>.
> >> * inilex.l: Recognise Build-Depends-Indep, [,], >, < and remove
> >> (filedef): Create == and < operators for STL use.
> >> Max.
> > They don't for me, but this could be because I have vim set to
> > 'nocompatible' or something. The "\t" matches a Tab. If you substitute
> > that by a literal Tab character, these should work even in 'compatible'
> > mode.
> I was using egrep.
Ok. For the record, in vim, 'cpoptions' have to be missing 'l' for '\t'
to work in patterns.
However, I noticed something else. The dates in the ChangeLog are
supposed to reflect the commit date. Looks like some were left unchanged
in later commits... AFAIU, this falls within the responsibility of the
person who does the commit. Do they need to be fixed?
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