DragonFly docs List (threaded) for 2005-04
Re: Release errata & patch list
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.
> > 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!
> 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)
Nice work Mike!
Can we rely on you to keep it updated? I am really impressed with the Wiki
so far =).
Liam J. Foy