Comment 3 for bug 81463

On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 23:10 +0000, Wouter van Heyst wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 10:58:35PM -0000, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 13:33 +0000, Wouter van Heyst wrote:
> > > It turns out all the changes are of a nature $Id$ -> $Id: file rev date
> > > name$ etc.
> > This can only be fixed by either adding keyword support to Bazaar (fuzzy
> > diffs) or by modifying the bazaar working copy file access functions to
> > replace $Id foo$ -> $Id$. Since the latter is rather ugly, I'd rather
> > wait for keyword support.
> Yeah, I was afraid of the complications, but imho it does need to be
> tracked. I'd give keyword support in core a very small chance.
There is a spec for it, see
https://blueprints.launchpad.net/bzr/+spec/bzr-keyword-expansion

I can understand why you'd like it fixed, though I'd rather invest time
in proper support in bzr core than an ugly workaround in bzr-svn. Same
situation applies to svn:ignore.

  status confirmed

Cheers,

Jelmer

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