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Re: Different keywords or keyword aliases

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-09-19 15:15:07 CEST

On 9/19/06, Milco Numan <milco.numan@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> All,
> I was wondering whether it would be possible to introduce additional
> keyword aliases; currently, Subversion supports a fixed set of keywords
> that may be expanded, but in one of my projects, we have a requirement
> that we also need to be able to include a $Header$ keyword that needs to
> be expanded in a similar fashion as Subversion's $Id$ keyword in order for
> a third party patch tool to properly function ... is there any chance of
> introducing such an alias without creating a customized Subversion, e.g.
> by inclusion into the main version of support for something like an alias
> file ?
> I am aware that postprocessing the extracted files may also work, however
> this is in a sense contradictory to retrieving the actual versions from
> the repository ...

Currently no, there is no feature like that, although there are people
who want such a thing, and various bits and pieces of work have been
done that are moving in that direction. No clue if any of them are
actively working on it now, but you aren't the only one looking for
this kind of thing.


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