cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 fdc.4
keramida at freebsd.org
Tue Oct 31 08:47:06 UTC 2006
On 2006-10-30 23:41, Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 05:01:16PM +0000, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > keramida 2006-10-30 17:01:16 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository (doc committer)
> > Modified files: (Branch: RELENG_6)
> > share/man/man4 fdc.4
> > Log:
> > The correct date for RELENG_X manpages is not the last time the
> > manpage was modified in the RELENG_X branch, but its last
> > modification date in HEAD.
> That means that every MFC I've done (recently, but possibly ever) is
> wrong... Will need some time to go through them all.
Well it depends. Ruslan has kindly explained this in better
words, so I'm copying him here:
% Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 20:37:24 +0300
% From: Ruslan Ermilov <ru at freebsd.org>
% Subject: Re: cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 fdc.4
% To: Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at freebsd.org>
% On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 05:01:16PM +0000, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
% > keramida 2006-10-30 17:01:16 UTC
% > FreeBSD src repository (doc committer)
% > Modified files: (Branch: RELENG_6)
% > share/man/man4 fdc.4
% > Log:
% > The correct date for RELENG_X manpages is not the last time the
% > manpage was modified in the RELENG_X branch, but its last
% > modification date in HEAD.
% > Suggested by: ru
% > Approved by: re (bmah)
% > Revision Changes Path
% > 188.8.131.52 +1 -1 src/share/man/man4/fdc.4
% This is correct in case of MFC -- if you're making a RELENG_X
% specific change then the date should be update to the date of
% change in RELENG_X. Well, a common sense actually applies. ;)
It makes sense, now that I've thought a bit about it.
If you are 'pulling changes over' from another branch, you are
definitely modifying the file, but these changes were 'conceived'
at the date they were made in the original branch. Or something
like that, anyway :)
I don't think we have to go through each one of our MFC commits
and retrospectively 'fix' that, because this will generate a huge
number of commits!
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