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Re: Any ideas on how to create this CVS tool ?

From: Gary Funck
Subject: Re: Any ideas on how to create this CVS tool ?
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2008 16:57:27 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On 12/03/08 01:52:05, steviekm3 wrote:
> I would like to take a string of text that exists in a file, that is
> under cvs source control, and find out what file version did this
> string of text first appear in the file.  A command or script to do
> this is what I'm looking for.
> For example below is a file called,  as an example I would like
> to find out how to go about creating a script that would tell me what
> version of the string "foobar" first appeared.

Although not exactly what you're looking for, perhaps you can
use this perl script that I posted a while back which binary searches
for the first date that particular string appeared:

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