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Re: revision numbers

From: Benedict Verheyen <wsbenedictv_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2004-01-09 17:20:32 CET

>From: John Peacock <jpeacock@rowman.com>
>To: Benedict Verheyen <wsbenedictv@hotmail.com>
>CC: users@subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: Re: revision numbers
>Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2004 11:06:39 -0500
>Benedict Verheyen wrote:
>>Is this expected behaviour
>Yes. From the book:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/html-chunk/ch02s03.html#svn-ch-2-sect-3.2
> Global Revision Numbers
> Unlike those of many other version control systems, Subversion's revision
> numbers apply to entire trees, not individual files. Each revision number
> selects an entire tree, a particular state of the repository after some
> committed change. Another way to think about it is that revision N
> the state of the repository filesystem after the Nth commit. When a
> Subversion user talks about ``revision 5 of foo.c'', they really mean
> as it appears in revision 5.'' Notice that in general, revisions N and M
> a file do not necessarily differ! Because CVS uses per-file revisions
> numbers, CVS users might want to look at Appendix A, "SVN for CVS Users",
> more details.
>>or is there a way i can change this so that each project's revision number
>>starts from 1?
>If you want to impart some special significance to the revision number for
>project, you will need to use seperate repositories for each project.

Thanks for the super fast answer :)
It isn't really bothering me, i just wanted to make sure that
i didn't set up my repository wrong.
Making a repository for every project seems like overkill to me though.
I rather have all my code in 1 repository



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