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Re: Dev Build System: Include Revision Number

From: Sigfred Håversen <bsdlist_at_mumak.com>
Date: 2006-07-17 23:55:03 CEST

Max Bowsher wrote:
> Sigfred Håversen wrote:
>>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
>>>Ideas welcome, but clearly relinking the entire libsvn_foo library stack
>>>on every 'make' is unacceptable.
>>This one I don't understand.
> The version information is (currently) compiled into libsvn_subr. Change
> libsvn_subr, and everything depending on it (which is *everything*) gets
> rebuilt (relinked).

Ah, if it's rebuilt and not just relinked I understand MB's objection.


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