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RE: Automate the version number

From: Lübbe Onken <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: 2007-05-11 09:36:41 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> On 10/05/07, Jon Daley <jon@limedaley.com> wrote:
>> Right, and then anyone using anything in between "official"
>> releases are completely untagged.
>
> In this context "release" means anything made publicly available. Our
> nightly build always includes running SubWCRev so as to generate the
> repository revision, so every nightly is uniquely identified.

Same here. Our releases are always uniquely tagged, whether they are
official or inofficial.

>>> You also have to ensure that every client has the client side hook
>>> installed.
>> Correct, that will kill this feature for me, since the ones
>> I care about the most are the clueless folks, not the developers.
>
> The client side hooks are only required if your build process is not
> able to call SubWCRev.
>
> I am a little confused about your process now. Why are the clueless
> folks using a subversion client anyway? Aren't they downloading from
> your distribution rather than directly from the SVN repo?

I'm slowly getting that impression too. You're on dangerous ground if you
allow customers to run software directly off your repository.

Cheers
- Lübbe

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