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Tony: well, actually, i like the way SourceSafe reports for $Header: $. It reports the complete repository info (the path in the repository), not just the RCSfile. I was just hoping to get the module information without also getting the physical disk location. oh well, thanks for the help. MCA "Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nothing-on.tv> wrote in message news:3d5d18bc.92465734 at news.cvsnt.org... > 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: > > `$Header$' > 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 > when > you use CVS. > > You probably want to use: > > `$Id$' > Same as `$Header$', except that the RCS filename is without a > path. > > Tony >