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Re: file by file revision

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-06-30 09:22:24 CEST

Ivan Horvath wrote:
> Dear All,
> i'm really new to use/implement subversion.
> i installed on a windows 2k computer the system, and created a project,
> and add some files, check out, commit, etc.
> at the moment it looks like working for me, but i would like to get that
> the system manage the revison number for each independent file/folder in
> the project.
> as i recognized the system increases the revision number per project,
> that means if i add a new document (A) it receives the rev. no. 3. then
> i add another document (B) receives revision 4. if i modify the document
> A and commit it gets the revision 5.
> is it possible to change this revision philosophy, that each file should
> have an independent revision numbering, or not?

No. Subversion's global revision number, whilst initially surprising to people with a background in cvs, is actually a great
advantage once you get used to it.

Have you ever tried to change the log message for a multi-file cvs commit?
You have to look up the revision of each individual file, and apply the change to each. Not so with subversion.

If you want to see the diff for a multi-file cvs commit, you have to find the date of the commit, and use a date range. Not so with


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