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Re: Multiple projects in one repository! and Re: 'stamping' a la RCS '$Header$'?

From: Alexis Huxley <ahuxley_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2002-05-03 14:08:08 CEST

Ben wrote:

> > in SVN itself: what does "version 1.0" actually mean? I mean it
> > must really map to repository revision, right?
> Sure, although we'll probably create a 1.0 branch, and keep /trunk
> moving forward. So it's better to say that Subversion 1.0 corresponds
> to a revision and a *path*, not just a revision.

Karl wrote:

> $Id$ ===> "$Id http://some.url/blah/blah/andsoforth @ 1661"

Yes, those two tie up very nicely: a release id maps to a [sub]directory
of the repository together with one of the (possibly multiple) repository
revisions in which the files were in a particular state; the first
revision would seem the logical one, because then ...

Russ wrote:

> > and not include Author and Date?

... *that* would make more sense. And definitely - for example in
versioned web pages, - it is nice to see that information in the small

> Please include the date; that's the most useful information in all of $Id$
> for someone looking at the file outside of a version control environment.
> I don't see any need for the URL either. The RCS version doesn't include
> it the full path, just the file name.

Yes, it does. It depends whether you use '$Header$' or '$Id$'. I can't
remember which way round it is, but one gives you the full path and the
other one doesn't.


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