Subject: Re: Expanding NetBSD keyword in CVS files
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/21/2002 09:17:13
That is controlled by the tag= entry in CVSROOT/config. For example, in my
local repository, I use $egnet$ tags:
<dive@eros(/home/dive)> % cat /cvs/local/CVSROOT/config
# $egnet: config,v 1.9 2002/03/09 05:56:38 dive Exp $


On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 08:13:44PM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
> I have a copy of the NetBSD repository, and would like to be able to
> check out files from it, and get the same things I do if I fetch them
> from
> What I get now comes close, but all the /* $NetBSD: ... $ */
> lines differ - my cvs isn't treating NetBSD as a keyword and
> expanding it (so I get the ident line one version back into history,
> the version that was there just before the file was checked in).
> Obviously I could just hack my cvs sources, but surely there's a
> better way?   All the normal NetBSD CVS repositories must be running
> something different than what NetBSD ships as cvs, mustn't they?
> Either that or there's some undoc'd config option.  Why?
> I know this has been mentioned on the lists before, I did a search on
> the NetBSD site, but using "NetBSD" and "cvs" (and such) as search keywords
> isn't terribly productive (large numbers of hits, none of which is
> relevant).
> kre

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