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Re: CVS commit: src

On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 12:15:54AM +0000, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
 > Log Message:
 > OpenBSD uses a custom CVS hack to handle Dd fields ($Mdocdate$) which
 > we don't have. Replace ".Dd $Mdocdate" with ".Dd Month Day Year" so
 > that the date comes out right when man pages get built. This will
 > doubtless need hand conflict resolution whenever these pages are
 > re-imported.
 > Note that it would be interesting to have some similar facility for
 > NetBSD, but I don't think a custom rcs keyword is the right thing --
 > maybe we can teach groff to parse $Date$

Eh, I think the system we have (bump date by hand) works ok, plus it
allows bumping the date only on substantive content changes rather
than for every minor formatting tweak.

David A. Holland

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