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Re: Add tagging info within perl comments/header

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: Add tagging info within perl comments/header
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 11:21:41 -0500

Kevin Old wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Please forgive this basic question, but after searching google for
> "cvs tagging in header" I have not turned up anything and am not
> really sure what other term(s) to use.
> I've seen these types of headers used in various languages, and would
> like to add them to my own.
> #  $Log:,v $
> Will someone please point me to the documentation that shows how I can do 
> this?
> Thanks,
> Kevin

You are looking for the RCS keywords, in particular $Log:$ [1].
however I think many people[2] would advise you against using them, as they
cause problems[3] when merging[4], and you can get the same data from CVS
directly using `cvs log` or `cvs2cl`[5], or some other cvs logging tool.




Happy reading.
Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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