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JPortal
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phpbb-checkins

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I've been using the patches at the following URL to keep my phpBB copy up-to-date: http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/foru ... um_id=2657" target="_blank

If you must know why I can't just do a CVS update, it's because I'm programming a portal around phpBB.

My question is this: are the patches there automatically generated whenever a developer does a CVS commit, or are those actually emails between developers?

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Re: phpbb-checkins

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The emails are auto generated whenever a checkin is made.
We havn't seen one for a while though, my guess is that the developers are working on one of the 'surprise' features they don't want seen or copied before they do it.

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OK, good. Just making sure I'm not screwing myself over by editing files that can't be updated :P

So, is a checkin the same as a commit? How can I use this feature on my SF projects? :?

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I just confused myself.
I believe a checkin is where you say to the CVS server that you are done editing the file, and a commit is when you send the edited file to the CVS to update it there. I think they also typically coincide.

I'm very probably wrong, however.

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They occasionally coincide, but it's not uncommon for a file to be checked in and out numerous times before it's committed, depending on the project.
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Re: phpbb-checkins

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Hmmm... how do you do a checkin then?

(I can't find it in my TortoiseCVS menu :P)

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Post by Graham »

The messages on that list are generated automatically whenever files are committed to the repository.

(The term checkin isn't really relevant to a cvs system since it allows multiple people to work on a file at a time)
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Re: phpbb-checkins

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JPortal wrote:How can I use this feature on my SF projects? :?

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the_dan wrote:We havn't seen one for a while though, my guess is that the developers are working on one of the 'surprise' features they don't want seen or copied before they do it.
** noticed & thought of that too (as well as security issues on 2.0.* being disruptive and being worked), plus maybe cleansing and grinding for 2.2 beta; tis sort of like the calm before the storm of commits, so brace yourself :) **

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Jportal: If you haven't already, start by reading the SF.net documentaion on CVS.

Basically, get Tortoise and use it 8)
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