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Re: Retrieving Revision Number During an svn mkdir

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 16:52:29 -0500

On Sep 30, 2009, at 13:00, Moninski, Michael wrote:

> In order to make code release sets unique we tend name our folders
> with the date they are created. However, it is possible that two
> users may try to create a release folder on the exact same date in
> the exact same location within a repository. I certainly could
> require release folders to have more resolution than just the date,
> but it doesn't complete eliminate this possible scenario. To ensure
> a unique folder name I would like to include the revision of the
> repository associated with the folders creation. So if the
> repository is say 1234 and I do a svn mkdir the folder name of the
> folder created would include 1235 at the end, since that would be
> the revision of the repository the folder is created in at.
> Is it possible to know the next repository number at commit time and
> include it in a folder name?

No, it is not possible.

> Finding the latest revision number of the repository and adding one
> is insufficient because between getting the number and then using it
> someone could have already check-in a change.


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