Tue Dec 9 20:49:00 GMT 2003
In creating your patch you can use the diff -I switch to exclude these
diff -u3prN -x CVS -I"$Id.*:.*$"
cvs diff -u3pN -I"$Id.*:.*$"
Artem B. Bityuckiy wrote:
> 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.
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