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Re: $Name not working$

From: Robert J. Clark
Subject: Re: $Name not working$
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 16:27:30 -0400

On Thu, 18 Apr 2002 15:04:44 -0500
Howard Chandler <address@hidden> wrote:

> OK,  I read the manual and figured out how to get the revision number 
> inserted into the source file using $Revision$.  What's the trick for 
> getting $Name$ to work.  I'm using winCVS beta 1.3.  The explorer like
> thingie shows a tag for the file.  Is this a known bug or am I missing
> something?

The $Name$ keyword is only expanded when you do a CVS export, or check
out with an explicit tag. $Name$ expands to the name of the tag used to
check out the file. No tag, no expansion.


is the definitive manual, but you may also want to check out:


- Rob

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