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Re: repository revision -> header file?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006q2_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-05-12 13:18:15 CEST

On May 12, 2006, at 00:57, Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve wrote:

> I see SVN maintains a global revision number for a repository. I'd
> like to access this revision number via a C or C++ header file, e.g.
> myproj/version.h:
> #define MYPROJ_REPOSITORY_REVISION $RepositoryRevision$
> I.e. each time svn update is run, I'd like to get the same number
> that is printed at the end ("Updated to revision 4548."):
> This would allow me to easily adjust to evolving library code:
> #include <myproj/version.h>
> // use old interfaces
> #else
> // use new interfaces
> #endif
> Can this somehow be done with SVN?

Yes, assuming you have a build system of some sort (even just a
simply Makefile that you use). It's a FAQ:


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