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Re: SVN keyword replacement

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:00:50 -0500

On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 12:55 PM Pavel Lyalyakin <
pavel.lyalyakin_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:

> Hello Scott,
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 8:41 PM Scott Bloom <scott_at_towel42.com> wrote:
> >
> > Our repository currently uses $HeadURL, and it works as advertised.
> >
> > However, I would prefer just the file from ^, this way if there is a
> branch, and a switch, everyfile wont have to be rebuilt.
> >
> > The redbooks lists nothing like this, but Im hoping it’s a documentation
> issue
> >
> > Scott
> Could you please show some examples of the desired result? How do you
> use the $HeadURL keyword now? Do you want to make $HeadURL show
> contents of this file? What '^' file are you asking about?

I assume by ^ he means it the same way that SVN can use this when
specifying a URL within the working copy. IOW, he wants the
repository-relative path of the file not the complete URL.

As long as you are using SVN 1.8 or later you can now define custom
keywords. See:
https://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8#custom-keywords and

It looks like %P is the value you would want to use.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2019-02-19 19:01:16 CET

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