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Re: Better Keyword than $Header$ and $Id$

From: Gerhard Sittig
Subject: Re: Better Keyword than $Header$ and $Id$
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2000 08:42:31 +0100

On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 19:58 -0700, Hon-Chi Ng wrote:
> I remember someone mentioned (but, can't recall where) that
> it's better to use $Id$ keyword over $Header$ in source files
> under CVS.  But, I think we need a better keyword for CVS.
> [ ... ]
> The keywords $Header$ and $Id$ sound like the answer, but I'm
> looking for a keyword behaves in between $Header$ and $Id$,
> specifically the keyword should show the path of the file
> relative to the repository.

Well, the "FreeBSD version of CVS" :) has such an extension.  See
the "Current local changes:" section in /usr/src/contrib/cvs file
FREEBSD-upgrade.  Maybe some of these changes can make it back
into the standard CVS distro.  There's another current thread
dealing with this topic ("diff in commit message").

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