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Re: Replace keywords instead of expanding them

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-05-24 18:35:34 CEST

Peter N. Lundblad wrote:

>On Tue, 24 May 2005, Christoph Hirzel wrote:
>
>
>
>>Does anybody know if it is possible to tell subversion to replace a
>>keyword (e.g. $Revision$) instead of expanding it. Currently the
>>following statement
>>
>>$Revision$
>>
>>is expanded to e.g.
>>
>>$Revision: 144 $
>>
>>What I would need is a replacement to just
>>
>>144
>>
>>
>>
>that's not possible, since svn needs to be able to unexpand the keyword
>again. Say you check out the file and the keyword was expanded to 144.
>Then you edit the file and commit. How could subversion know where the 144
>is that it should replace with a new revision number.
>
>
CVS has a switch that will do that. I've never found it all that useful
myself (if aesthetics is involved, I prefer to have a template file in
the repo and post-process it with a script).

-- Brane

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