SCCS what tags in .beam files?

Shawn Pearce <>
Tue Mar 16 05:01:06 CET 2004


So has anyone had good luck with putting SCCS what tags into the vsn
attribute of a module, and not getting garbage back?  I'm doing it and
getting some extra crap thrown in by the beam file format.

This is actually not typical SCCS, but is BitKeeper and its %Z%%K% tags:

	-vsn("%Z%K%").

 expands to:

	-vsn("@(#)|src/w32hook.erl|20040316035503|25088").

and what on the *.beam gives me:

   $ bk what *.beam
   w32hook.beam:
        |src/w32hook.erl|20040316035503|25088jCInf

Look, we have jCInf now too!  :-)

-- 
Shawn.

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