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Re: Two newbie questions?

From: leon <sdl.web_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-13 22:42:36 CET

I think I need more experience with svn to understand this but thank you anyway.

"Rajesh Patwardhan" <rpatwardhan@westjet.com> writes:

 | The easiest way (a bit manual though) would be to have a file with
 | version information checked in subversion with the proper version
 | information on the branch which you are building for the release and
 | then have your program show it visually or with a switch if it is a
 | executable.
 | Hope this helps.
 | Regards,
 | Rajesh
 |
 |
 | -----Original Message-----
 | From: news [mailto:news@sea.gmane.org] On Behalf Of leon
 | Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 7:36 PM
 | To: users@subversion.tigris.org
 | Subject: Re: Two newbie questions?
 |
 | "Gale, David" <David.Gale@Hypertherm.com> writes:
 |
 | | leon wrote:
 | | > Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> writes:
 | | >
 | | > | On 12/9/05, leon <sdl.web@gmail.com> wrote:
 | | > | > 1. How can I make revision number goes like the linux kernel?
 | | > |
 | | > | You mean Epoch.Major.Minor? svn doesn't do this. It simply
 | marks
 | | > | each revision as "one more" than the previous. If you want to
 | have
 | | > | builds using a Linux version number scheme, use tags to create a
 | | > | branch with the name set to the version number you want.
 | | >
 | | > Then how could one tell if it's major or minor changes?
 | |
 | | How would you expect a piece of software to figure out if something
 | is a
 | | major or a minor change?
 | |
 | | Generally, "major" changes are made up of many small, "minor"
 | changes.
 | | If you commit after each "minor" change, and create a tag after each
 | | "major" change, you'll have exactly the distinction you want.
 | |
 | | Or you could just write good log messages.
 | |
 | | -David
 |
 | I'm just getting myself used to the concept of subversion. Apparently
 | 'tag' is one of them. Thanks.
 |
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