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Re: [Feature] unique version numbers

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-06-03 15:43:19 CEST

On Fri, 2005-06-03 at 11:10 +0200, Micha Bieber wrote:
> It would be nice to have this feature in a platform-independent way as a
> part of subversion. Putting build numbers/dates etc. in executables
> are quite common for e.g. nightly builds. Is this possible for
> subversion ?

It's not likely to happen any time soon, for reasons other people have
gone into. (It doesn't fit nicely into our architecture and would
require a lot of care to avoid performance issues.)

However, there is some hope. In
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1975 I noted that
the solution to a fairly obscure bug ("svn switch" doesn't update $URL$
values) looks very similar to an implementation of $GlobalRevision$.

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