FreeBSD CVS tag

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Sep 16 18:40:16 UTC 2008

Polytropon <freebsd at> writes:

I'm not sure how these are supported in the cvs version shipped with
FreeBSD, but I'm pretty sure the answers are the same, and the
functionality is supported standard in recent versions of CVS.

> My questions:
> 1. How is it possible to include a sub-path in the CVS file field, but
>    not the absolute path of the file?

I think you configure that with $CVSHeader$ instead of $Header$.  Or
maybe the other way around...

> 2. How is it possible to change $Id$ or $Header$ to a custom string,
>    let's say the name of a company or a project, by not breaking (!)
>    the CVS compatibility (no s/Header/Foobar/).

The CVSROOT/config file supports "LocalKeyword".

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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