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Re: keywords for repository/directory revision?

From: Robert Guthrie <rguthrie_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2004-03-03 15:31:28 CET

Oooh! OOh! I know this one! ;)

Search for svn:keywords on this page. Then go back and re-read that
section to get an idea of what else you can do with properties.

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/html-chunk/ch07s02.html

Cas Cremers wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I've got a question, about an issue that has been bothering me in CVS
> before. When I have a coding project, then I'd like the version number
> (of the project) to be output with something like 'myprogram --version'.
>
> However, in CVS there was no way to handle this, as there was no
> repository or directory version. Now I'm using SVN, and this information
> is available, but I don't know how to automate it.
>
> So I am looking for something like a keyword $directoryVersion$ or
> $repositoryVersion$. (I am aware that this would mean that Subversion
> must update a file with such a keyword every time there is a local
> commit in the directory/repository.)
>
> Is there already a way to solve it, or is it a planned feature, or are
> there any thoughts on this?
>
> regards,
>
> Cas Cremers
>
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