[armedbear-devel] Start up message suggestion

Kevin Reid kpreid at switchb.org
Sun Jan 30 18:09:57 UTC 2011

On Jan 30, 2011, at 12:53, Ville Voutilainen wrote:

>> 0.  Since there is no SVN tag expansion (like $Revision$) that would
>> output the current SVN version, we have to move the canonical value
> Uh what? The id expansions at the top of our files expand the revision
> as well as other information.

That is the last-changed revision of that individual file. It will not  
advance, even on a fresh checkout, as long as that file is not modified.

svnversion is the right tool for this job, as it scans the entire  
working copy and produces an appropriate summary.

Kevin Reid                                  <http://switchb.org/kpreid/>

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