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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Arch and $Id$

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Arch and $Id$
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2003 14:08:13 +0200
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On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 12:10:03 -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:
> > Integration of revision control into source and build processes and so
> > forth is a good idea -- but I doubt that that mechanism is the one we
> > want.    It happened to be convenient to implement in CVS (and it's
> > antecdents) -- that's the only reason you've heard of it.
> It's not so much for integration into source and build processes that
> I want this.  It's more for the situations where I get a bug report or
> somebody is looking at a random file and I have no idea what version
> it's from.  It's magnificently easy to tell them, "OK, what does the
> $Id$ line say?" and then find it right in the repository.

And why is it so much harder to tell them "OK, what is the first record
in ChangeLog file?"? -- arch can automaticaly generate a changelog.

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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