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Re: cvs update $Name: $ expansion

From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: cvs update $Name: $ expansion
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 01:11:02 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: tin/1.6.2-20030910 ("Pabbay") (UNIX) (NetBSD/2.0 (i386))

address@hidden wrote:
> I can't get $Name: $ to expand on an update in my script below.

> It works when checking out. But, do I really have to do a checkout?

I think it works on update, *if* the working copy is missing
and the update has to get a new copy from scratch.  (And, of
course, if the sandbox has a sticky revision tag.)

So if you use $Name$ in a single file, you can get that file
to expand correctly without having to check out the entire

pa at panix dot com

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