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Re: [MiNT] CVS+bug tracker
On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 21:51 -0500, Rob Mahlert wrote:
> Paul Wratt wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Helmut Karlowski
> > <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Am 09.01.2010, 20:24 Uhr, schrieb Rob Mahlert <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >>> This will pass the commit message to checkin.php for all commits. If the
> >>> string 'issue #nnnn' is found in the commit message, the Mantis bug
> >>> corresponding to "nnnn" will have the CVS commit message added as a bug note
> >>> to the issue. Multiple issues can be listed.
> >> This would mean that any fix that corresponds to a bug in the bugtracker,
> >> should contain this string 'issue <bug-number>'.
> >> We should use the bug-tracker more often, and users should be told how to
> >> write nice bug-reports for fixable bugs.
> >> This is a way to handle things I missed for long.
> >> -Helmut
> > And people will have to be reminded about it
> > A lot of Helmuts new code is bug fixes from current bug tracker bugs,
> > so you future commits to main-trunk would be a nice test for this
> > feature..
> > But from what i can gather the CVS feature in Mantis is not fully
> > working yet, which obviously need looking at asap..
> > Paul
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Alan looked into why it's not working. I guess it's not an easy fix.
> The way the system is setup, to quote Alan, it would need "
> some serious file reorg to make this work currently."
The problem is that the CVS system is running in a chroot'ed environment
but the website is running outside of that so they can't communicate as
the CVS system needs to plonk stuff into the web system and can't get
out of it's environment.