What have you done for me lately? (Branches, merges, and change logs)

  • Jim Buffenbarger
  • Kirk Gruell
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1235)


This paper presents an algorithm for computing a change log for an element whose history includes merges. A change log is a list of comments corresponding to versions “between” two selected versions. For example, a user may want to know what changes were made to element foo.c, between the versions labeled Release1 and Release2.


Directed Acyclic Graph Adjacency List Gray Node External Report Configuration Record 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim Buffenbarger
    • 1
  • Kirk Gruell
    • 1
  1. 1.Boise State University Hewlett-PackardUSA

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