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RE: Need help with -kk, -kb, etc

From: Josh Baudhuin
Subject: RE: Need help with -kk, -kb, etc
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2001 10:38:56 -0700

Could you possibly not generally use the sticky -kk? Then you could use it 
deliberately when you're doing merges, and reset it once you've checked in the 
merged files?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: address@hidden [mailto:address@hidden Behalf Of
> Paul D. Schmidt
> Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 10:39 AM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Need help with -kk, -kb, etc
> Our company uses the -kk option in our Makefiles to prevent
> keyword expansion, as that causes conflicts with merges.
> The problem is that this option is sticky, and gets used for
> added files.  Not only is it sticky, but it also overrides the
> -kb option since we use -kk on the command line...
> For example, if someone adds a .jar file and specifies it to be
> added with -kb, it's checked out with -kk and not -kb when -kk is
> (automatically, for all files) specified on the command line.
> (-kk is not added to the command line for "production build mode"
> since we don't need to worry about merges, and actually want the
> $Id$, etc tags in there)
> What is the best way to resolve this situation?  Any advice how
> we could better manage our repository would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> -Paul
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