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"Tony Hoyle" <tony.hoyle at march-hare.com <mailto:tony.hoyle at march-hare.com>> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:fdu3ki$nng$1 at paris.nodomain.org... > Boris Smirnov wrote: >> Hallo, >> >> I'm using a keyword substitution in my files that I'm developing. >> Problem is that the program that uses my files has already $ dollar sign >> reserved for variables and always waits for a variable name after $. So >> when I have keyword $Log$ it brings a lot of error messages saying that >> Log is not a variable and it was no variable found after second $ sign. >> I can avoid it by adding "\" before the $ sign but that works only for >> first substitution. After that the second "\" was replaced and exists >> not anymore. >> >> Is there a workaround ? >> Thanks for every help. > > Any language will allow you to put the keywords in comments eg. > > /* $Log$ */ > > btw. I'd avoid $Log as it creates merging problems. > > Tony Hi, thanks for the tip. For my programming language it does not matter if it's in comment or not, it's only looking for the $ signs. :) It's a macro language for a special programm that we use. So comment will not help, I already tried. I'm wondering if there could be another workaround. > btw. I'd avoid $Log as it creates merging problems. And what it then other way of writting the commit message (comment ) to the file? Thanx a lot. Boris