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Re: Global Revision keyword, again and again

From: Florian Weimer <fw_at_deneb.enyo.de>
Date: 2005-07-29 23:48:19 CEST

* Jan W. Hentsch:

> So why not make it practicable, just define one singele file
> ".svn-version" in the projects main folder that gets updated on
> every checkout/export (maybe on confirm is better). That's all I'm
> looking for, and I guess, that's all the others are looking for as
> well.

The trouble is that the working copy is often in a mixed state. Some
files might be at revision 345, others at 347, and so on. (Basically,
this happens after each commit.) A single file cannot properly
reflect this, especially if it just contains a single number.

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