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Re: Dev Build System: Include Revision Number

From: Sigfred Håversen <bsdlist_at_mumak.com>
Date: 2006-07-17 22:54:48 CEST

Max Bowsher wrote:
> Christopher Ness wrote:
>>Does anyone out there have a patch to update the build system so that it
>>includes the revision number the source was built from in
>>Instead of the non-descriptive development strings?
>>I'd like to know what revision I'm running without having to find the
>>working copy I built the source from.
>>Please note I'm not suggesting removing the dev strings, I feel it is
>>still important to know a development version of the code is used, but I'd
>>also like to know the revision.
> It's deliberately not done to avoid needing to run 'svnversion', and

That is understandable :-) Very useful feature, but not for every "make"
as you point out.

> relink everything from libsvn_subr on upwards, on *every* invocation of
> 'make'.
> Ideas welcome, but clearly relinking the entire libsvn_foo library stack
> on every 'make' is unacceptable.

This one I don't understand.



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