[ntp:questions] pool configuration directive on Windows

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Mar 11 11:13:38 UTC 2008


What you see from me is what you get. How you incorporate it in whatever 
archive you maintain is at your convenience.


Harlan Stenn wrote:

>>>>In article <fr3gfa$p$1 at scrotar.nss.udel.edu>, "David L. Mills" <mills at udel.edu> writes:
> David> While I don't maintain the changelog, it would seem a simple matter
> David> to paste my hackers announcements to the changelog.
> Dave,
> The ChangeLog entries are, by design, short.  Under 1 line long.
> The distribution process also produces a CommitLog, which contains the
> details of every commit.  The CommitLog file is part of every rolled
> tarball.
> Since you do not use the revision control system, I commit your changes.
> There are some problems with this approach:
> - often your changes are part of an ongoing effort and I do not have
>   sufficient information (or understanding) of the intricate details of
>   what any given set of changes do, so I cannot easily identify exactly
>   changes have been made for that particular -dev release.
> - your "wrap up" email usually happens after the commit, and includes
>   information that frequently spans a number of previous commits.
> I will see what I can to do get your "wrap up" email messages added to the
> CommitLog file.  This will probably mean that your wrap-up changes will be
> in, say the ...p123 release, and when I incorporate your "wrap up" message
> there will be a ...p124 release where the only difference between p123 and
> p124 is that the latter includes the CommitLog file containing your "wrap
> up" notes.
> With the exception of your email messages that describe your changes, all of
> the information Martin has asked for is in the CommitLog file.  But it can
> be buried in a lot of other detail.
> I'm open to suggestions on how to make improvements in this beast, and I
> would prefer solutions that do not involve a "step backwards" in any areas.

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