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Re: Feature request: SubWCRev if not inside a working copy

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 14:10:23 +0100

2009/10/18 Gingko <from_tigris_at_nospam.homelinux.org>:
> Hello,
>
> I make use of SubWCRev in order to automatically include SVN revision number
> inside source files in Visual Studio (2005 or 2008) projects.
>
> It works fine as long as the project is located inside a working copy, but I
> sometimes need to copy the same projects outside working copies for
> miscellaneous purposes.
>
> Unfortunately, if I execute it outside a working copy, it exits with the
> following error message without doing anything :
>  SubWCRev : '<directory path>' is not a working copy
>
> This makes difficult to synchronize projects with local copies because it
> needs to make specific changes to project's local copies for this only
> reason.
>
> Would it be possible to add an option to SubWCRev, making it running without
> error outside working copies, by processing templates with generic default
> values in this case ?
>
> Other options could also be added for tweaking these default values (at
> least SVN "Highest committed revision number") if needed. I would like to
> specify something like 0, 9999 or 65535 if the project is not a working
> copy, for example.

The sole purpose of SubWCRev is to extract version information from a
working copy. Why would you want to use it on something which is not a
working copy? I don't understand your need to export projects (make it
unversioned) and then pretend that it is versioned.

Simon

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