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Re: Purpose of desc-section in RCS file?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Purpose of desc-section in RCS file?
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 16:09:22 -0400 (EDT)

Wim_DAUSY/BE/address@hidden writes:
> We know that the RCS file has following format:
>       admin {delta}* desc {deltatext}*
> But of what purpose is the string that could be in the desc-section,
> is it only to seperate the delta's from the deltaxt's
> or was it something for RCS that CVS doesn't use anymore?

Neither -- it's the description of the file.  It's set in RCS with the
-t option of ci or rcs and in CVS with the -m option of add.

-Larry Jones

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