Subject: Re: source code tags
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2004 12:42:54
[ On Sunday, September 19, 2004 at 15:58:38 (+0100), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: ]
> Subject: source code tags
> I have a silly question, looking at NetBSD source code, each file has a
> tag on the first line, like the one below
> $NetBSD: kern_lock.c,v 1.83 2004/08/04 10:37:08 yamt Exp $
> Could somebody please explain the format of those tags, i.e. why is
> there '$' at the start and end? What is 'Exp' for? What is 'yamt' for?
See co(1) and search down to the section titled "KEYWORD SUBSTITUTION".
Greg A. Woods
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