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Re: dos about revisions (was Re: manual nit)

From: Perry E. Metzger <perry_at_wasabisystems.com>
Date: 2001-11-26 16:34:45 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> > Similarly, in the CVS world, when a user is a bit screwed up I can ask
> > them "okay, read me the revision ID number in foo.c -- is it 1.29?" --
> > so far, I haven't been able to establish if there is any such thing in
> > subversion at all.
> >
> > The documentation should probably be a bit clearer on both of these
> > points -- the FAQ for CVS users might want to go over both of them for
> > example.
> Um, have you read the document "SVN for CVS Users". It's the very
> first topic covered! :-)

It notes that there is no such thing as a revision for an individual
file. It says nothing about the equivalent of RCS keywords like
$Id$. I might still want to be able to identify which revision and
branch a file originated on in a customer delivered set.

Perry E. Metzger		perry@wasabisystems.com
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