CVS log messages often contain useful information for project managers, programmers, and other CVS users. There are many tools that manipulate log messages, including tools to create a change log automatically, mail log messages, and change the format of log messages. These tools are most useful if you and your development team enter meaningful log messages.
CHalogen is a change-log generator that relies on the CVS project files being tagged at each significant stage of the project. It generates a change log that displays the changes between tag points. The generated change log is in HTML format.
CHalogen can run as a CGIscript or from the command line.
CHalogen is available from http://www.softwarebee.de/products/chalogen/.
is a script that merges conflicts in a
GNU-style change log. The change log is sent to the standard output,
so the script output should usually be redirected to a file. This
script is useful as a postprocessor to change log generation
clmerge is available from the
contrib directory in the CVS source code.
commit_prep and log_accum
These scripts are designed to work together.
ensures that the
keyword is present in the file and checks the version number of the
keyword. It prevents older revisions from being copied into the
sandbox and replacing an existing revision. It also records
log_accum consolidates the log messages from a single commit of multiple directories and mails ...