Subject: Re: $Id$ in patches/patch-aa -- pkglint complains
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/16/2001 20:17:30
On Tue, 16 Jan 2001 wrote:
> How should I handle this? Just remove $Id$ from work/safetynet?

Use pkgdiff, which counts down the number of context lines until no RCS ID
is found in the patch. The lowering is done with the "diff -2", -1,
etc. from the default of three.

> <Shaded:#netbsd> I wouldn't worry about it, NetBSD's CVS server expands $NetBSD$ not $Id$ afaik
> I'd like to be sure if that idea is correct.

It is not, $NetBSD$ is just an additional name for $Id$.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>