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Re: can i svn cat without keyword expansion

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2010 18:21:28 -0700

On Aug 6, 2010, at 3:16 PM, Bob wrote:

> Hi,
> If I do "svn cat" on a file, with the svn:keywords property set, it expands out
> SVN keywords such as $Date$, $Revision$, $Id$, etc., in the file (the ones there
> were included in the svn:keywords property anyway). Is there an option that will
> NOT do the expansion? Or is there some other way of using the svn client that
> will achieve the same thing? As I understand, the file is stored in the
> repository with keywords not expanded, and the client expands them when it
> retrieves them, so shouldn't it be trivial to have a functionality to skip this
> step?
> Thanks,

Do you want to do this for all files in a checkout or just get a file? If the later, you can use curl or wget if you're using http:// or https:// scheme.


Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
CTO, OrcaWare Technologies
Subversion training, consulting and support
Received on 2010-08-08 03:22:16 CEST

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