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

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-01-11 19:27:02 CET

Philip Martin wrote:

>Branko ÄŒibej <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.
>
>

O.K., that makes sense.

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Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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