Re: [2.6 patch] cpufreq: remove CVS keywords
From: Jon Smirl
Date: Mon May 19 2008 - 19:06:59 EST
On 5/19/08, Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 06:42:21PM -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > On 5/19/08, Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > This patch removes CVS keywords that weren't updated for a long time
> > > from comments.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Thanks for doing this. I'd love to see all CVS keywords removed from
> > the kernel source.
> I did only the clear-cut cases in this batch (we even have several
> keywords containing 2007 dates, and if someone actually maintains his
> code in CVS that's legitimate usage), but I'll reduce them further in
> the future.
> > I've spent countless hour cleaning up kernel
> > patches after various embedded vendors checked their kernel source
> > into CVS and then generated patch sets containing their changes plus
> > all of the expanded keywords.
> Guess what experience motivated me to do these patches...
The $log ones are the most evil. It is hard to automatically remove
the changes from the diffs.
> > Jon Smirl
> "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
> of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
> "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
> Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed
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