[vlc-devel] $Id

Francois Cartegnie fcvlcdev at free.fr
Thu Jan 17 10:27:44 CET 2019

Le 17/01/2019 à 09:37, Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> 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'm usually remove it when updating header,
for the same reasons.

Francois Cartegnie
VideoLAN - VLC Developer

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