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Re: Release errata & patch list

From: "Liam J. Foy" <liamfoy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 22:15:51 +0100

On Sun(24)/Apr/05 - , Mike Ditty wrote:
> On 4/12/05, Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > :I always liked how OpenBSD had a list of updates that had been applied
> > :to a release branch.  Since DF has a release branch, it might be nice
> > :to have a place to look and see what fixes have gone into the the
> > :release branch so someone can decide if they need to upgrade.
> > :
> > :Something like below was my thought.
> > :http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html
> > :
> > :I don't likely have the knowledge to understand all the fixes, so I'm
> > :not sure if I could contribute but this sounds like something that
> > :would fit well in the wiki.
> <snip>
> >
> >     This would be pretty easy to do with a procmail recipe.  If someone
> >     reminds me *AFTER* USENIX is over I can throw one together on crater
> >     and have it shove the related commit messages to a web-accessible file.
> >
> Since I came up with the idea I figured I do my best to throw
> something together and see if people find it useful.  I made a very
> basic page on the wiki for this, this is my first time every using a
> wiki so not sure I did it all as I should have.  Comments are welcome!
> http://wiki.dragonflybsd.org/index.php/Release_errata
> And Matt,  currently I setup a filter on my mail that I think will grab
> all commits to a branch.  This works well enough for now. (sorry about
> sending this e-mail to you and not the list first)
>  -Mike

Nice work Mike!

Can we rely on you to keep it updated? I am really impressed with the Wiki
so far =).

Liam J. Foy

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