Subject: Re: source code tags
To: Florian Stoehr <email@example.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/19/2004 10:59:09
On Sep 19, 2004, at 10:27 AM, Florian Stoehr wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 email@example.com wrote:
>> $NetBSD: kern_lock.c,v 1.83 2004/08/04 10:37:08 yamt Exp $
> ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
> ??? filename revision date last user who modified
> I really dunno how they make that "NetBSD" at the beginning, I usually
A hack to CVS. Makes it so the NetBSD tag is unique so that when some
other party imports NetBSD sources into their own repository, the
NetBSD tag stays around so it's easier to track what version of a
particular file something is based on.
At least that's what I've been told.