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Re: svn commit: rev 4346 - in trunk: . subversion subversion/tests/clients/cmdline subversion/tests/clients/cmdline/svntest subversion/svnversion

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-01-11 19:18:53 CET

Branko Œibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:

> >New program svnversion that generates a compact "current revision" for
> >a working copy. Use a quick hack to put the revision in a file in the
> >installed include dir (that's ugly, I'm sure someone will be able to do
> >something much neater).
> >
> Hey, this is extremely cool! I like the idea of having a separate
> program to calculate this version number. But here's an interesting
> question: What will svnversion show if it encounters a directory that
> was pulled into the working copy from another repository, using
> svn:externals?

At present an svn:externals directory will be ignored, because the
svn_client_status code doesn't descend into such directories. I think
that's the correct behaviour, I assume anyone using svnversion will
want to store the revision for each component separately. If issue
959 is implemented svn_client_status will need to provide a mechanism
to disable descent.

Philip Martin
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Received on Sat Jan 11 19:19:37 2003

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