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Re: Keyword to identify exported tag?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-11-05 16:49:42 CET

On Nov 5, 2005, at 12:48, Phil Endecott wrote:

> Back in the land of CVS, I used to have something like this in my
> file headers:
> // This is Gnomovision, release $Name$
> When I tagged a release (e.g. V1-0) I would create a tar file:
> $ cvs export -r V1-0 -d gnomovision-1.0 gnomovision
> $ tar czf gnomovision-1.0.tgz gnomovision-1.0
> Or something like that - it's only been a few weeks and I'm already
> forgetting the syntax! Anyway the point is that CVS would replace
> $Name$ with the tag that I had used in the export command, so
> people looking at files from the tar could see what release they
> had come from. (This is my project release name/number, not the
> revision of the individual file or anything else.)
> I'd like to be able to do something similar with Subversion. It
> can happen either when I "svn copy" (or "svncopy.pl") to tag the
> release, or when I export to create the tar file. I already have a
> wrapper script to do the export-and-tar so that would be a good
> place to add it.
> Can anyone suggest a good way to do this?

Would $URL:$ work for you? It would contain the full URL, which, if
you export a tag, would contain the name of the tag.


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