[cvsnt] Can CVSNT automatically insert tag version number info as a comment into object being commited?

Glen Starrett glen.starrett at march-hare.com
Wed Apr 25 23:02:03 BST 2007

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David Garcia wrote:
> Given the following requirement:
>   "In order to ultimately identify the version of an object for Audit, each object must be
>   commented with version number tags, that will be automatically updated by the source
>   code control system when an object is changed."
>   Can this be done by CVSNT? can it auotmatically insert version number tag information into a changed object at commit time as a comment? or is this something I would have to
>   drive myself through scripts and/or code I would have to write?

Yes, but not exactly the way you describe.  It actually substitutes the 
values in the checkout / update phase.

Look up "keywords", specifically the $Revision$ tag.

   // This file is version $Revision$

ends up as:

   // This file is version $Revision 1.2$

for version 1.2.

For more info:


Glen Starrett
Technical Account Manager, North America
March Hare Software, LLC


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