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Re: Keyword corresponding to $log:$ in CVS

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-06-03 23:11:22 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

>"Lars Haack" <lars.haack@gmx.de> writes:
>>I have a question concerning the keyword expansion facilities of
>>subversion. I would like to know if there is a keyword corresponding
>>to $log:$ in CVS. I often use this keyword in my sourcefiles because
>>I like the idea of having the whole history of a file inside the
>>file itself besides the actual state. Then I only have to look into
>>the file and get the information I need without having to invoke the
>>version control tool at all.
>We don't support the $Log$ keyword, at least not before 1.0.
>(Actually, I think we had a discussion and decided not to support it
>at all, but check this mailing list's archives to make sure.)
$Log$ is a total horror the moment you start merging changes between
branches. You're practiallly guaranteed to get conflicts there, which --
because of the nature of this keyword -- simply cannot be resolved

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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