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Re: versioning rant

From: Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz_at_ebuilt.com>
Date: 2002-02-21 00:53:38 CET

On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 06:49:39PM -0500, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> i've been thinking about this, and it seems like a problem best solved
> with keywords.
> perhaps a $RepositoryPath$ keyword that expands to the file's actual
> path in the repository, which would show you what branch/tag it's on.
> actually, we already have a $URL$ keyword, which looks like it would
> expand to what we want. you combine that with the $rev$ keyword and
> you can have something in each file that uniquely identifies what
> version and what branch it came from.

Hope you see the problem there - not all files are updated each
commit. What we seem to want is the latest revision of the
repository not the individual files. I'm thinking you can't do
that very easily - the best thing to do is to have a manual
version number. -- justin

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