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Re: Possible bug in keyword replacement (revisited, with examples)

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-04-08 04:22:19 CEST

Philip Martin wrote:
> John Peacock <jpeacock@rowman.com> writes:
>>Not really. If you dump the repository created using the reproduction
>>recipe given in the issue:
>>You'll see that what is in the repository is not the expanded keyword,
>>but a stub that looks like an keyword (for the first two). foo3 does
>>not contain a keyword at all, and will not be expanded in the WC.
> All I meant by "expanded" is that it had not been "detranslated".
> Change foo3 to be "$Id: xxx $" and now it's a keyword and it shows up
> in the diff.

I just noticed that an additional commit will cleanse the taint (i.e. unexpand
the keywords in the repository), i.e. all files when dumped will contain $Id$
and nothing more. This is a more subtle bug...


John Peacock
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