Subject: Re: rcs, ci, co, et al
To: Noriyuki Soda <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/10/1998 23:46:33
>> it *is* controlled by rcs (that's the problem) but not *my* rcs.  the
>> keywords are from other contexts that i'd prefer to leave intact.
>"rcs -kb" or "rcs -ko" should work with your case, I believe.
>"ci" doesn't touch the keywords, "co" touches the keywords.
>So, If you do "co -ko ..." (or "co -kb"), the file you got is exactly
>same as the file you checked-in. If you do "rcs -ko ...", then default
>behaviour of "co" is changed to "co -ko".
>hope this helps.

but rcs and co are not effective on a file that's not already in *my*
rcs repository.  and after i do the initial check-in, the keywords get

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