[cvsnt] keywords admin file syntax?

Andy Southby asouthby at drumgrange.co.uk
Thu Nov 6 12:39:30 GMT 2008

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> > When I add and commit files any ware within my 'ThirdParty' 
> module I 
> > wish the keywords to be ignored.
> Just add them with -ko.

I realise that would do the trick but I have configured the server to
use the 'Ignore client-side force -k options' to try and achieve some
consistency. The developers all use their own choice of clients some of
which force these options and the defaults cannot be changed without
user intervention which invariably is a bit hit or miss.

This is my attempt to enforce server side control. But with the
configuration setting I have made (above) the -ko option is
understandably ignored. I did not really want to kick everyone off the
server and change this option whenever ThirdParty code needs adding.

The manual seemed to suggest that the keywords file was the way to go.
Is this keywords file problematic or have I missed the point of its


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