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Re: Is Keyword ($Revision$)substitution possible in SVN?

From: Andrew Boothman <andrew_at_mux.org.uk>
Date: 2005-11-23 00:35:55 CET

Sachin Patil wrote:
> Hi,
> I use SVN for managing a C++ project.
> Is there some way to find the current revision number automatically from
> within a version controlled file so that when I build an executable, I
> should be able to display the version number for that executable.
> This is somewhat similar to the keyword substitution |for $Revision$ in
> CVS.
> I have read the bean-book and did not find any information regarding
> this. Did I miss something?

You can do keyword substitution using subversion including $Revision$
but the $Revision$ keyword in subversion expands to be the last revision
in which that particular file changed, which may or may not be what you
want see <http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#version-value-in-source>


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