[development] Confused: package value of info files
Chad Phillips -- Apartment Lines
chad at apartmentlines.com
Thu Dec 21 15:53:42 UTC 2006
i, too, was puzzled by this, and ended up concluding that the "$Name
$" trick didn't work. further discussions on IRC and some playing
around revealed that, at least in my case, it only worked after i had
both committed that to the .info file, then pulled a completely fresh
checkout of the module (checkout, not update!).
i think the deal is that CVS name expansion doesn't work for
updates? perhaps Derek will grace us with the actual mechanics... :)
it might be a good idea to get something in the official doc about
how the name expansion works exactly, because it's certainly not self-
On Dec 21, 2006, at 8:20 AM, Ken Rickard wrote:
> OK, now I'm confused, since the standard changed slightly since I
> wrote my .info file.
> I changed the version string to version = "$Name" and committed the
> When I then run cvs update, the string in the info file returns as:
> version = "$Name: $"
> I assume that this is by design and I should not worry about it.
> But it does not conform to the documentation.
> Ken Rickard
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