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Re: Feature Request: Repository Version property keyword

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-09-09 20:43:30 CEST

Caleb Tennis wrote:

> The svn:keywords namespace could benefit from another addition - something
> like "RepositoryVersion" which could act much like "LastChangedRevision" only
> it updates at each repository commit and not just on the particular file
> change.

Except that keywords are only expanded when the file containing the
keyword changes. This is the nature of mixed revision working copies.
In the FAQ entry that Jani quoted, the Makefile entry listed
specifically rebuilds the svn_version.c file anytime 'make' is run,
which has the appropriate effect.


John Peacock
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