$Id questin

Artem B. Bityuckiy abityuckiy@yandex.ru
Fri Dec 5 17:17:00 GMT 2003

Nicholas Wourms wrote:
> I think it is a good idea to keep the newer BSD rcsid's("$OpenBSD:", 
> etc.) when contributing ported code.  Keeping a reference to what 
> version was used is actually quite helpful in that one could go back at 
> a later date and see if the BSD people caught some bugs which we might 
> have missed.  

>As, for non bsd code (such as ISC code, etc.) with plain 
> $Id:'s, I think that removing the dollar signs would be a good approach 
> there.
Yes, we also feel some discomfort: when we are using Newlib with our 
local CVS repository - the information it this $Id string are changes. 
And, when we are making patches the result is that our patches changes 
files like "HP strcat.S". No matter that actually only $Id string is 
patched, we are trying to make minimum changes.
> Cheers,
> Nicholas

Best Regards,
Artem B. Bityuckiy,
St.-Petersburg, Russia.

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