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SubjectRe: [PATCH] queue barrier support
On Feb 13, 2002  16:18 +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13 2002, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > On February 13, 2002 01:51 pm, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > > Patches attached, comments welcome.
> >
> > A meta-comment: the BK url's are wonderfully informative and useful, but
> > they are long and _ugly_! Is there anything that can be done about that?
> Yeah I like them too, maybe if I just figured out how to get BitKeeper
> to dump full changeset info I could just inline them in the mail
> instead. I'll look at up and try that next time.

bk send -wgzip_uu -r<rev> - > foo-<rev>.bk
This will dump a gzipped-uuencoded changset to the file. The receiver
just do "| bk receive [repository] -avv" to import it on the other end.
My preferred format for sending BK CSETs is below. The gzip_uu CSET
data only adds maybe 10% for large patches, and about doubles the size
of very small patches. I also created a bz64 (bzip2 + base64) wrapper
which makes the CSET data smaller, but that is only useful if other BK
developers have this wrapper also.

Cheers, Andreas
=============================== bksend ====================================
# A script to format BK changeset output in a manner that is easy to read.
# Andreas Dilger <> 13/02/2002

usage() {
echo "usage: $PROG -r<rev>"
echo -e "\twhere <rev> is of the form '1.23', '1.23..', '1.23..1.27',"
echo -e "\tor '+' to indicate the most recent revision"
exit 1
case $1 in
-r) REV=$2; shift ;;
-r*) REV=`echo $1 | sed 's/^-r//'` ;;
*) echo "$PROG: no revision given, you probably don't want that";;
[ -z "$REV" ] && usage

bk changes -r$REV
bk export -tpatch -du -h -r$REV
echo -e "\n================================================================\n\n"
bk send -wgzip_uu -r$REV -
Andreas Dilger
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