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Re: Current Updated Revision Number

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2003-09-09 13:32:54 CEST

Jack Repenning wrote:
> At 12:22 AM +0100 9/9/03, Julian Foad wrote:
>> I think this discussion applies to people who do not "release"
>> anything but just use Subversion in a very simple way. For instance,
>> I have some of my source files stored in a local repository, and all I
>> do most of the time is commit changes:
>> ~> # edit, compile, test ...
>> ~> svn commit -m "Changed blah..."
>> ~> # edit, compile, test ...
>> ~> svn commit -m "Fixed blah..."
>> ...
>> I do not even "update", because no-one else accesses this repository
>> so my working copy is always up to date anyway. If I were to want a
>> tag for each commit, which is the sort of scenario that we are talking
>> about, then I would want a script to use in place of "svn commit"
>> that, as well as doing the commit, chose a tag name and created the tag.
> Hmmm ... but if we had some "keyword svn:reporevision" voodoo such as
> we're discussing, that wouldn't work for your "write-only repo" scenario
> either, would it? If you never update, the voodoo file never gets
> updated..... unless we also require it to be updated by any operation
> that changes the `svnversion` of the wc?

Yup - quite true - bad example - not thinking clearly. Still, the point was that many people use Subversion in a very simplistic way...

- Julian

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