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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-21 11:51:55

Douglas Gregor wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 09:36 -0400, Douglas Gregor wrote:
>> It might be simpler to just have Subversion do the keyword substitutions
>> to put the actual revision number into a file in the Boost tree. It's
>> also relatively good for tracking where a tree actually came from.
>> boost-root/README would be an appropriate place for this.
> *Smacks forehead*
> No, of course this doesn't work, because $Rev$ doesn't do what we want
> it to. Please ignore my early-morning ramblings.

Don't worry; I went through the same thought process, and then like you
realized $Rev$ isn't what we want. I also checked to see if there was
another $...$ that gave us the revision number for the root, but there
doesn't appear to be such an animal.


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