Diff tool with regexp?
lan at falleagle.net
Thu Apr 23 13:43:22 PDT 2009
On Thu, April 23, 2009 11:57 am, SJS wrote:
> begin quoting Lan Barnes as of Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 08:11:17AM -0700:
>> On Wed, April 22, 2009 11:36 pm, MattyJ wrote:
>> > The rub is that they use RCS keyword expansion. The two tools involved
>> > (PVCS converting to Perforce) have different formats for revisions and
>> > file paths. So a preliminary scan shows that every single file is
>> > different.
>> Did we not teach you that keyword expansion is the mark of the beast,
> When it's there, it can be very useful.
> When you go to play with others, it's very annoying.
> I still put $Id$ in my html pages, as it's a quick way to verify that,
> yes, the page I'm looking at is indeed the page I think it is.
> But I've been using hg to enable a sneakernet for code, and, well, I
> don't use keyword expansion _there_ anymore. Playing well with other
> tools is _important_.
>> <I'm guessing you inherited it>
> I'm responsible for showing a lot of people how to do embedded keywords.
Then be a real friend and teach them not to.
A real SCM tool (as opposed to <cough> say, CVS, keeps metadata out of the
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