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Offline ollydbg

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What does the SVN log prefix means?
« on: December 15, 2009, 04:16:11 pm »
When I view the SVN Log Message, I always find some prefix, such as

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* cc plugin: fixed bug with broken CC after....
- cc plugin: fixed ooops.

So, my question is: what does "*" and "-" stands for?
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Offline MortenMacFly

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Re: What does the SVN log prefix means?
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2009, 05:00:01 pm »
So, my question is: what does "*" and "-" stands for?
Our internal rule for a SVN log entry (although sometimes forgotten) is like this:
* / - differs between major and minor (cosmetic) changes, whereas major usually means fixing bugs and/or implementing features.
This is followed by the component (plugin) affected, if not the core (SDK) itself.
Finally the description of what has actually changed is appended.

We did this with the following in mind: If you keep that notation you can quickly automise the creation of a changelog that only contains major changes. This is useful for e.g. presenting differences between releases. Hence for e.g. nightlies all entries are important.

HEy - this should actually make it into the C::B WiKi... ;-)
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