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Re: cvs-1.12.9 features

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: cvs-1.12.9 features
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 09:56:58 -0800

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Paola Attadio <address@hidden> writes:

> Thanks,
> Larry Jones wrote:
> >Paola Attadio writes:
> >
> >
> >> I installed the cvs-1.12.9. Then I initialize the repository. The
> >> cederqvist say that this version support "KeywordExpansion option",
> >> but I don't see this feature in the CVSROOT/config file.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Not all of the options are listed in the default CVSROOT/config
> > file. The manual is somewhat confused, however, the actual option
> > name is
> >KeywordExpand, not KeywordExpansion.
> >
> >
> I can use the LocalKeyword, but I can't use Log in this definition. I
> don't have any problems with the others keywords. Let  see,
>  LocalKeyword=MyKeyword=Log give me a error with the commit action.

Hmmm... yes, at present there is only support for


I suppose that should either be made clearer in the documentation, or
the number of possible expansions should be increased...

fwiw: Lots of people who think they want $Log$ in their source file
later find it to be more trouble than it is worth when they are doing
branch merges amongst multiple releases...

> >>Also, I can't use the ACL, in this case, is necessary install some patch?
> >>
> >>
> >
> >There is no ACL support in standard CVS.
> >
> >-Larry Jones
> >
> >Temporary insanity!  That's all it was! -- Calvin
> >
> >
> Do you know same patch for this version?

You need to ask the patch maintainer about features that are not part of
the standard CVS.

        -- Mark
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