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RE: Filtering svn info output

From: Georges Labrèche <glabreche_at_stream57.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 12:01:09 -0400


This would not work in a NAnt build script because the svnversion command isn't recognized by the <svn /> task.
However it could work if a <exec /> task was used instead.


-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Sperling [mailto:stsp_at_elego.de]
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 11:49 AM
To: Georges Labrèche
Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Filtering svn info output

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 11:24:57AM -0400, Georges Labrèche wrote:
> Hello all!
> When executing the svn info command I'd like to filter the output so
> that we only display the Revision information.
> This would greatly facilitate parsing out that information in my build script.
> Is this possible?

You might rather want to use svnversion:

  usage: svnversion [OPTIONS] [WC_PATH [TRAIL_URL]]
    Produce a compact 'version number' for the working copy path
    WC_PATH. TRAIL_URL is the trailing portion of the URL used to
    determine if WC_PATH itself is switched (detection of switches
    within WC_PATH does not rely on TRAIL_URL). The version number
    is written to standard output. For example:
      $ svnversion . /repos/svn/trunk
    The version number will be a single number if the working
    copy is single revision, unmodified, not switched and with
    an URL that matches the TRAIL_URL argument. If the working
    copy is unusual the version number will be more complex:
     4123:4168 mixed revision working copy
     4168M modified working copy
     4123S switched working copy
     4123P partial working copy, from a sparse checkout
     4123:4168MS mixed revision, modified, switched working copy
    If invoked on a directory that is not a working copy, an
    exported directory say, the program will output 'exported'.
    If invoked without arguments WC_PATH will be the current directory.
  Valid options:
    -n [--no-newline] : do not output the trailing newline
    -c [--committed] : last changed rather than current revisions
    -h [--help] : display this help
    --version : show program version information



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