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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.

- Lübbe

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