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Re: Support CVS-like consecutive-numbered file revs?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-03-21 10:50:56 CET

On Mar 21, 2006, at 05:18, Matt England wrote:

> I have a project that's looking to potentially implement a "digital
> assets" tracking system with Subversion--or something similar--as
> it's underlying database.
>
> One of the useful requirements: have a "consecutively-incrementing"
> rev-numbering system on a per file basis. This doesn't happen in
> Subversion because of the per-repo rev-uptick
> control...however...I'm wondering if Subversion might support such
> an "additional," per-file attribute to track only the file revs in
> addition to the repo revs...so that I can get a "1, 2, 3, 4..."
> numbered file-rev set? (yes, that's a terrible run-on
> sentence...but I'm a little lean on time.)
>
> If not, and if this requirements remains as important as we suspect
> for the "per-file digital asset" system, I suspect that we may use
> CVS (for I understand CVS does per-file, incremental number revs)
> or build a per-file incremental "smarts" on top of Subversion in a
> php-based gizmo.

Subversion has no such mechanism built in. I make some possibly
relevant observations here:

http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2006-02/0017.shtml

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