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Re: $Name not working$

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: $Name not working$
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 17:27:45 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Thursday, April 18, 2002 at 15:04:44 (-0500), Howard Chandler wrote: ]
> Subject: $Name not working$
> 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?

use "cvs export -kv -r RELEASE-TAG [-d DIRNAME] MODULENAME" to create a
directory (in DIRNAME) full of files with $Name expanded to its value.

(i.e. it doesn't work, and isn't supposed to work, in an ordinary
working directory -- only for freezing a release with "cvs export")

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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