Re: bk commits and dates

From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 22:51:07 EST

Two's company ...

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 13:41, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> While we are at such requests ...
> When you pull from one of the trees, like netdev, the commit messages
> are sent to the bk commit list with the original date stamp of the patch
> in the netdev tree.
> For example, if Jeff commited a patch from somebody in his netdev tree 3
> weeks ago, and you pull Jeff's tree today, we'll get all the commit
> messages today, but dated from 3 weeks ago.
> That means that in my mailing list archive, where my mailer sorts them
> by date, I can't say, for example, everything that is before the 2.6.11
> tag release was in 2.6.11. It's also difficult to spot "new" stuffs as
> they can arrive with dates weeks ago, and thus show up in places I will
> not look for.
> I don't know if I'm the only one to have a problem with that, but it
> would be nice if it was possible, when you pull a bk tree, to have the
> commit messages for the csets in that tree be dated from the day you
> pulled, and not the day when they went in the source tree.
> Ben.

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