Version control system Maintained by:zeising@FreeBSD.org Port Added: 13 Sep 2012 13:12:38 License: GPLv3
The Revision Control System (RCS) manages multiple revisions of files. RCS
automates the storing, retrieval, logging, identification, and merging of
revisions. RCS is useful for text that is revised frequently, including source
code, programs, documentation, graphics, papers, and form letters.
This port is gnu rcs.
Update to rcs version 5.9.2.
Nominally this should bring portability improvements except that it
introduces two problems on FreeBSD which we now have to patch locally:
. FreeBSD date does not feature the -r option GNU date does.
. makeinfo on FreeBSD before 10.x does not support @geq.
In addition the default for RCS_MEM_LIMIT has grown from 256kiB to
PR: 182809 (requested an update to 5.9.1)
Approved by: maintainer timeout (zeising, 5 months)