Mercurial mail flood
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Thu May 29 14:37:35 PDT 2008
On 29/05/2008, Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> That mercurial mail flood on distro-pkg-dev was the result of Andrew's
> hard work merging all the icedtea6 changes into icedtea and upgrading
> to openjdk b26. Apologies for not realizing in time that this would
> replay all of the history (since February!) and generated 287 emails
> (urgh). [*]
> I'll try and change the scripts so they bundle the commits of one push.
> This is what some other openjdk mailinglists seem to do. Although the
> actual patches are lost then from the email. Are the mercurial scripts
> for those other lists available somewhere?
> Thanks and sorry for the spamming,
> [*] Currently we use:
> incoming.notify = python:hgext.notify.hook
> sources = serve push pull bundle
> test = False
> maxdiff = 500
> ## key is subscriber email, value is comma-separated list of glob patterns
> # We don't want notification of /hg/testrepo, so not included. openjdk
> # overrides maxdiff to not send any diffs. The others use the default above.
> distro-pkg-dev at openjdk.java.net = /hg/fedora,/hg/icedtea,/hg/icedtea6,/hg/openjdk,/hg/icepick,/hg/brandweg
Sorry from me as well everyone. Hope your life flashing before your
eyes didn't scare you too much...
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