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Re: rationale for 'svnversion' (vs 'svn version') ?

From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-03-27 00:18:00 CET

> These replies seem to be saying that svnversion is only of interest to
> the svn team in its build and not that important even then.
> Whatever the history of the svnversion command it is a very useful command.
> I use it in all my builds to capture the revision that is being built.
> If it did not exist I'd have written my own.
> I think Fabien makes a reasonable observation that it does seems odd in
> hind sight that its not one of the svn subcommands.


I'd call it 'svn ver' instead of 'svn version' (as the subject
indicates) in order to avoid confusing it with "svn --version" though.

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