Subject: Re: cvs and $Id tags and diff
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/09/2005 17:13:14
On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 09:00:03PM -0800, 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?
> Or should I commit next time as a binary or otherwise so the $Id$ 
> ($NetBSD$) tags are not processed?
> Any ideas would be appreciated.

cvs diff -kk should do what you want.