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    ENH: update handling of versioning and make control (issue #1010) · 6c68c34e
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    - Use the OPENFOAM define (eg, 1806, 1812), which normally corresponds
      to a major release, to define an API level. This remains consistent
      within a release cycle and means that it is possible to manage
      several sub-versions and continue to have a consistent lookup.
    
      The current API value is updated automatically during the build
      and cached as meta data for later use, even when the wmake/ directory
      is missing or OpenFOAM has not yet be initialized.
    
      The version information reported on program start or with -help
      usage adjusted to reflect this. The build tag from git now also
      carries the date as being more meaningful to trace than a hash
      value.
    
    - Update etc/bashrc and etc/cshrc to obtain the project directory
      directly instead of via its prefix directory. The value obtained
      corresponds to an absolute path, from which the prefix directory
      can be obtained.
    
      The combination of these changes removes the reliance on any
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