[libvirt] Re: [PATCH] syntax-check: enforce the no-cvs-keywords prohibition

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Mon Dec 15 08:42:22 UTC 2008

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 06:51:52PM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 01:38:58PM +0100, Jim Meyering wrote:
> >> Here's the change to remove the few remaining CVS $Id$ strings:
> >   Looks fine by me, I just hope the translators won't add some back.
> > Maybe it's worth adding to syntax-check ?
> Good idea.
> That made me look for all of them, not just the few
> I thought of on the spot.  And running the new check
> exposed two more:
>     $ make sc_prohibit_cvs_keyword
>     docs/Goals:29:$Date$
>     python/TODO:8:$Date$
>     Makefile.maint: do not use CVS keyword expansion
>     make: *** [sc_prohibit_cvs_keyword] Error 1
> So this adds the new check and removes the violations:

  Urgh $Date$ in text files is an old bad habit of mine :-)
because it's someohow useful to know how outdated the information
is, but CVS ids are not a good idea in retrospect even for this



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