Subject: Re: cvs and $Id tags and diff
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/09/2005 06:18:35
On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> I am attempting to compare a new version of bmake tarball with the 
> pkgsrc/devel/bmake/files. Because of the CVS $Id$ tags, the diff is 1715 
> lines long.
> What are some ideas to make it so diff ignores this?

Diff between what and what, exactly?
If it can be generated with "cvs diff", there's IIRC some way to tell cvs 
to not expand the $Is$s

  - Hubert