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Re: versioning rant

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-02-21 00:57:02 CET

On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 03:53:38PM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> 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

that's a problem for what svn wants, but for what NetBSD wants it
might do.

all you need to be able to do (for what Perry is asking for, I think)
is to tell what version of each file you are building is from. branch
and rev of last update of the file gives you that.

or am i missing something?


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