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Re: [Subclipse-users] SVNRevision

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-09-22 21:15:35 CEST

Del Myers <delmyers.cs@gmail.com> wrote on 09/22/2006 03:11:56 PM:

> Mark Phippard wrote:
> > Del Myers <delmyers.cs@gmail.com> wrote on 09/22/2006 01:37:17 PM:
> >
> >>> Adding or subtracting 1, depending on your need, will always work.
> >>>
> >>> As for the special values, they corresponds to the special revision
> >>> keywords that Subversion supports. See this section of the book for

> > an
> >>> explanation of each:
> >>>
> >>>
> >
> >>> Mark
> >> Thanks Mark, but I'm still having problems. For example, if I call
> >> ISVNRemoteResource.getRevision(), and it returns a value like
> > SVNRevision.HEAD,
> >> I can't find a way to convert that to an actual revision number. Any
> >> suggestions? Thanks.
> >
> > There is definitely no way to convert the special values to numbers.
> > being said, I do not believe there are any instances when requesting
> > revision from a resource that you will ever get anything except a
> > number.
> Actually ISVNRemoteResource.getRevision() did give me a HEAD revision,
not a
> number. I discovered this while trying to cast it to a number. Any

For what do you want suggestions?

How did you get the remote resource to begin with? You could run svn info
on the repository root URL and get the revision number from that to know
what HEAD is. You should be able to do it on the item itself, to gets its
HEAD revision.


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