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Re: [TSVN] feature request

From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-03-09 19:01:13 CET

SteveKing wrote:
> What does he use the $Rev keyword anyway? In Subversion, that keyword
> reflects the "last committed revision", i.e. the revision in which that
> file last was committed.

Yes... We use that for all our software.
Makes it easy to pinpoint it in the repository should there be trouble.

> It doesn't reflect the revision of the repository!
> Usually people want the revision of the repository, and that's what the
> SubWCRev.exe tool is for (see the download page).

Forgive my ignorance.
Why would they want that?
I'm thinking 'because it looks pretty if a distributed package has
components which carry the same version number', but I can't convince
myself that that's reasonable.

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Received on Wed Mar 9 19:03:41 2005

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