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Re: When does 'svn:keywords' get applied

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-05 15:07:22 CEST

On Jun 4, 2005, at 6:12 PM, Michael Hipp wrote:

> When exactly does svn do the substitution for, say, the $Revision$
> keyword? Is it anytime a file in the directory gets edited and
> committed or only when the specific file having the keyword gets
> edited and committed?
>
> If the latter, how do I make sure my "main" file always shows the
> most current revision of my *project* and not of that file?
>
> Or is this a dumb question?
>

There is no $GlobalRev$ keyword. $Revision$ just represents the last-
changed-rev of the file itself, so it's only updated when the file
changes.

See this FAQ:

http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#version-value-in-source

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