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Automatic Email Updates

Each of our web-development and software projects has an email list. When you use cvs commit to contribute work to the site repository, everybody on the listserv for that project receives a copy of your log message via email. The message looks like something like this:

       From: uyen nguyen <uyen@interactivate.com>           Wed 08:37
    Subject: 'californiamart.com/html/Directory' update now available
Resent-From: interact@interactivate.com
         To: interact@interactivate.com

Update of /usr/local/cvs-repository/californiamart.com/html/Directory
In directory server1:/mnt/hdb2/www/californiamart.com/html/Directory

Modified Files:
        CLASSIFY.TXT LINES.TXT REPS.TXT index.html 

Log Message:
update of directory listings (new REPS, LINES & CLASSIFY)

If you are not receiving similar email messages when you commit your changes to the site repository, you can write to help@interactivate.com and ask to be added to the listserv for the site(s) you're working on.

These automagic email updates work well to inform everyone the minute changes to a site or project are available. If you receive such a message for a project you are working on, take it as a strong hint to update your working copy of the site by running cvs update as soon as possible.


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