[cvsnt] Re: Keyword Expansion Issues

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Fri Aug 16 16:25:38 BST 2002

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On Fri, 16 Aug 2002 11:07:33 -0400, "Mike Amundsen"
<mike at amundsen.com> wrote:

>I'm using the Keyword expansion features of CVSNT in my source code:
>// $Header: $
>expands to:
>// $Header: X:/CVSROOT/ProjectA/Components/Constructors.cs,v 1.1 2002/07/28
>16:24:13 JoeDeveloper Exp $
>notice that the expansion includes the *physical* drive mapping and a
>*actual* folder path.  this seems incorrect to me.  well, at least it's not
>what i had expected.
>is there a way i can 'tweak' the output to only name the repository and
>module hierarchy instead of publishing the acutal location of the files on
>the server?
That's the way it's supposed to work:

      A standard header containing the full pathname of the RCS file,
      the revision number, the date (UTC), the author, the state, and
      the locker (if locked).  Files will normally never be locked
      you use CVS.

You probably want to use:

      Same as `$Header$', except that the RCS filename is without a


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