[vlc-devel] $Id

Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen hugo at beauzee.fr
Thu Jan 17 09:50:16 CET 2019

On Thu, Jan 17, 2019, at 9:37 AM, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> Hi,
> As you all know in most of our source files there's a $Id in the header. 
> My understanding (from SVN times) is that it helps tracking where a 
> source file comes from in the wild. But do we really need that ?
> When rebasing 90% of the time I end up having to resolve conflicts in 
> files where only the $Id value changed. It's a waste of time and also 
> makes rebasing less clear if there are actual conflicts or not. IMO it's 
> similar to false warning in the source code.
> Can we get rid of that ?

I don't see a good reason to keep it. AFAIC, feel free to remove those

  Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen
  hugo at beauzee.fr

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