How do I set it up so that I get email whenever someone commits a change?
Christopher Brooks, 31 Jan 2011
Last updated: 1 Feb 2011
To set up email for CVS or Subversion:
- Email will be set to people with
in a workgroup. To enable the developer choice,
the admin of the workgroup should go to Admin -> Group Profile and select
- the admin of
the workgroup should go to the Admin->Configure Group page
and click on the
CVS mail list checkbox
Change group configuration button
at the bottom.
This will send email to the website managers
who will create the mailing list and edit the
If a workgroup member would like to get email about
cvs changes, they should go to
Options -> Membership and request a Developer account for
the corresponding workgroup.
(Website managers: the instructions for what to do for CVS are in] the dopsysadmin workgroup: How do I set up CVS mail?
For Subversion, see
Setting up SVN Email)
See also How do I send commit log messages to a mailing list?