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Tue, 3 Oct 2000 19:05:46 +0900
From: John Carter <address@hidden>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 18:52:16 +0900
| I want to add a -version type option that says which branch the program
| was built out of. So I did this...
| But when I
| cvs co -r 'BLAH'
| $Name$ merely translates obdurately to
| $Name: $
| What am I doing wrong?
A revision tag is expanded, but a branch tag is not.
According to the info:
> Tag name used to check out this file. The keyword is expanded
> only if one checks out with an explicit tag name. For example,
> when running the command `cvs co -r first', the keyword expands to
> `Name: first'.
"an explicit tag name" means a revision tag.
KOIE Hidetaka <address@hidden>
- $Name$, John Carter, 2000/10/03