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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:versioning suggestion -- strings
Date:15:00:58 24/07/2007

> Just a suggestion; a simple
>
> static char IDvers[]="kismet_server: Version 2007-01-R1b substep patch (notes)";
>
> in the server and client would be searchable with:
>
> strings kismet_server |grep 'Version' >> version_list
>
> This is a simpler(and maybe safer) way of determining version than starting an execution. Nice space separation makes parsing easier with regular expressions. Since the boom in subversion, keeping track of module versions and just what is in a linked executable has disappeared. But then I am really 'old school'.
>
> [kismet-2007-01-R1b]> ident kismet_server
> kismet_server:
> ident warning: no id keywords in kismet_server
> [kismet-2007-01-R1b]>

Not a bad idea

-m


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