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Re: snv:keywords - want current checked out working revision ID

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-05-07 19:29:34 CEST

Adrian Oliver wrote:

> I want to be able to put into my code the currently checked out working
> revision ID using a keyword.
> For example, when I perform an svn update, svn checkout or svn commit,
> the last thing it displays is: "Updated to revision 140."
> I would like to put into my code the "140" using a keyword, as it
> provides a means of linking a compiled executable with the svn revision
> used to generate it.
> I accept that if changes are made after the update, checkout or commit
> and are not recommitted, that it would not be telling the whole truth.
> When we perform releases, we generally make a fresh checkout before
> building.

Try the small utility SVNWCRev.exe which TortoiseSVN uses to generate a
header file with those revision numbers in it. The tool can be found
here (under "Misc Tools"):
To see how this tool works, start it without any parameters. You can
also check out the template file TortoiseSVN uses here:


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Received on Sat May 8 02:10:11 2004

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