[cvsnt] Local - how to change user name
glen.starrett at march-hare.com
Wed Dec 6 05:42:15 GMT 2006
Thomas Mlynarczyk wrote:
> I'm a CVS newbie. I've installed TortoiseCVS and WinCVS. As I am the only
> user, I use the "local" protocol. CVS uses my Windows user name for $Author$
> by default, i.e. it expands it to $Author: Thomas Mlynarczyk $. How can I
> change that to, say, $Author: TMly $ instead?
You have at least a few options:
1) Don't use the Author keyword, just use a regular comment in your
2) Change your login name to "TMly"
3) Redefine the keyword Author to be the desired string (knowing it will
be the same regardless of who checks it in).
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