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Re: Checkout/Export without keyword substituion

From: Jeremy Pereira <jeremy.pereira_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: 2004-09-25 21:22:18 CEST

Since $Id$ is a CVS keyword too, won't CVS just replace the Subversion
specific expansion with its own expansion? (Going the other way worked
fine when I migrated from CVS to SVN).

On Sep 25, 2004, at 16:12, Peter Strempel wrote:

> Hello,
>
> is there a way to suppress keyword substituion during checkout or
> export, like the CVS -kk switch?
>
> I have a lot of files with the $Id$ keyword in the header. Those files
> have the "svn:keywords Id" property set. So when I checkout, the $Id$
> keyword is replaced. Fine, that's how it's supposed to work.
>
> However, occasionally I need to do an export without the keyword
> replacement (I need this to synch the whole code with a remote CVS
> server). With CVS I'd just do "cvs export -r HEAD myproject -kk", and
> the $Id$ stays $Id$.
>
> I currently see two approaches for this using SVN:
> * Don't use keywords at all (bad, I like, use and need them)
> * Create a branch, remove all "svn:keywords" properties from the
> branch and then export the branch (better, but sort of unelegant).
>
> Is there a better way to do this which I havn't found yet (I'm quite
> new to Subversion) ?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Peter
>
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