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Re: RCS tags in ada source files


On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 06:32:34PM +1100, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> On 13-Mar-2002, David O'Brien <obrien@FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 05:27:28PM +1100, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> > > On 13-Mar-2002, Robert Dewar <dewar@gnat.com> wrote:
> > > > <<*Quite* a shame.  Often I have wanted to know what revision (from the FSF
> > > > repo) of a GCC or Binutils file I have.
> > > 
> > > So ship the `CVS' directories in the source distribution.
> > > That keeps the revision numbers present, but in a place where
> > > they don't cause problems for `diff' or `cvs diff'.
> > 
> > You might be surprised by the number of people that import GCC/Binutils
> > bits into their own CVS repositories.  *BSD's, Cygnus, Wind River, many
> > other embedded companies, etc..  It would not be easy to have the FSF
> > CVS/ laying around.
> 
> Why not?  `cvs import' ignores `CVS' directories by default anyway.

Huh??  Yes, I know CVS import ignores `CVS' directories.
Perhaps you have totally missed what would be nice -- that is for me to
look at a file -- ~/my_embedded_project/gcc/gcc.c and find what revision
this is in the FSF CVS repository.


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