Test GCC conversion with reposurgeon available

Richard Earnshaw (lists) Richard.Earnshaw@arm.com
Tue Jan 7 09:35:00 GMT 2020


On 06/01/2020 22:09, Loren James Rittle wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Jan 2020, Joseph Myers wrote:
> 
>> git+ssh://gcc.gnu.org/home/gccadmin/gcc-reposurgeon-7a.git
>> git+ssh://gcc.gnu.org/home/gccadmin/gcc-reposurgeon-7b.git
> 
> I have not had a substantial commit to gcc [or, likely, post to this
> list] in a decade THUS a warm howdy to anyone still around from
> 1999-2009.  Every "git log" entry for my commits looked fine.  There
> were two odd cases, but both now make sense to me.  My first commit's
> Author line (1999) contains a physical machine name (but it correctly
> matches the contemporary Changelog entry).  The second odd case took
> more time to understand:
> 
> In gcc-reposurgeon-7a, commit hash 16fc918929 ; I corrected a prior
> Changelog (for 89903bf801).  I would not expect any version control
> system translation process to look ahead for such textual changes to a
> side-maintained ChangeLog file but I was somewhat stumped on why the
> ChangeLog text did not match the "git log" text.
> 
> Regards,
> Loren
> 

We can add a correction so that the git 'Author' field will be fixed, if 
you would like; but the ChangeLog and commit message will remain as is.

R.



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