mkstamp   [plain text]

#! /bin/sh

# mkstamp - extract data from Revision and Date RCS tags in a file
# Copyright (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
# Alexandre Oliva <>
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# As a special exception to the GNU General Public License, if you
# distribute this file as part of a program that contains a
# configuration script generated by Autoconf, you may include it under
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# This script expects to find a line containing both Revision and Date
# tags, and it edits this line so that it looks line ` ($rev $date)'

# Command-line arguments are passed down to sed; additional -e cmd
# arguments are acceptable.  If no input filename is specified in the
# command line, sed will read from stdin.

exec sed -e '
	s%.*\$''Revision: \([^$]*\) \$.*\$''Date: \([^$]*\) \$.*% (\1 \2)%
	t end
	: end' ${1+"$@"}