> Robert Roessler wrote:
>> blewis999 wrote:
>>> I am new to Tortoise SVN and used to use Tortoise CVS although I had
>>> a very minimal grasp of that system. I used to be able to have
>>> Tortoise CVS update the following into the files if there were
>>> certain delimiters in the code. Is there a way to do this in SVN. I
>>> have looked through the documentation but can't see the entries.
>>> This really is an awesome program; it has saved me many times.
>>> $Author: Copyright iMn MicroControl Ltd. - Robert Lewis$
>>> $Revision: 1.23 $
>>> $Date: 2007/06/20 03:11:52 $
>>> G:/cvsrepo-may-30-2005/FreescaleDemo/Common/lcdDispFcns.c,v $
>> Sure, check out Chapter 3 of the SVN book: "Keyword Substitution".
> Thank you; I found this but it seems that there is another program to
> run from a command line called SubWCRev.exe
> This would be a lot of work for me as there are dozens of files in the
> build. Is there anyway to get SVN to do this automatically for each file
> when they are committed? It would be very problematic for me to try and
> create multiple versions of the file (source and destination) for all
> the changed files and get it right. Plus it would mess up the build
> system because I would have to have different names and change them in
> the build each time.
No, the SVN "Keyword Substitution" facility is the analog of what you
are used to from CVS... SubWCRev is different, with a different use.
SubWCRev effectively allows you to query some of the repo/wc meta-data
from outside of SVN. The classic case is to have it insert the
highest rev# of all the files in a WC into a file that is used by your
build process, thus giving you a "revision number" to show in, say, an
As you may have noticed, SubWCRev is part of TSVN, not SVN itself, and
so is documented in the TSVN help.
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Received on Sat Aug 11 05:04:38 2007