"Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
> 'k, but why can't that be accomplished with $Id$?
$Id$ isn't much better than $Header$ --- the point is to avoid keywords
that downstream people's CVS repositories will want to replace.
> Are there any caveats to the change? Ie. if Tom has a checkout and this
> change is made, will he have problems committing?
Making the change will mean a big "cvs update" pass for everyone, but
no worse than what happens every time Bruce hits the copyright dates,
for example. It's a one-line change in every file AFAICS.
I'd recommend giving committers a day or two's notice of the edit, same
as Bruce typically does for pgindent runs, but there's no reason to
consider it any worse than that.
regards, tom lane
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