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Re: Is there some keyword providing the local path within the working copy?

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 20:40:54 +0100

On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 4:55 PM, Thorsten Schöning
<tschoening_at_am-soft.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm distributing software directly using SVN and the working copy
> contians a configuration file which needs to contain some absolute
> path to a special dir in that working copy. The goal is to not need to
> commit that path of course, but automatically generate it during a
> checkout/update. I had a look at the new custom kewords in SVN 1.8[1]
> already, but didn't find any local working copy related path.
> So, is there such a local working copy path available and I only
> didn't find it yet?
> If not, any plans to provide such a path I didn't find yet? I was not
> even able to find discussion in that direction, but doubt I'm the
> first one with such question.
> Thanks!
> [1]: http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.8/svn.advanced.props.special.keywords.html

Yes, you're the first one asking for this, AFAIK :-).

But I don't understand what you're trying to do. You want to include
the WC-root-relative path to *another dir* inside some config file,
while you're checking out or updating that config file? That's weird.
The keywords in SVN are only able to include information that's
directly related to the file in question, not information about
another file or dir.

But regardless, this sounds to me more like something you should solve
with a build script or somesuch ...

Received on 2018-01-25 20:41:25 CET

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