help/version patches

Robert Collins
Mon Feb 25 06:45:00 GMT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joshua Daniel Franklin []
> Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 4:22 PM
> To:
> Subject: help/version patches
> I've got patches for each of the utils to add/correct the help and
> version output options. There are 13 in all. I incremented the
> version number 0.01 from the ones in CVS/Entries with the
> exception of cygpath. I also added a line based on one found in
> strace that imbeds the compile date into the version output:

Some confusion here: I was meaning that having something like:
const char *revision="$Revision: $ ";
in the file allows you to then use:
const char *version = revision[11];
to obtain the correct version number.


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