[Python-Dev] Freezing the CVS on Oct 26 for SVN switchover
gherron at islandtraining.com
Tue Nov 1 00:54:46 CET 2005
Guido van Rossum wrote:
>What's the magic to get $Revision$ and $Date$ to be expanded upon
>checkin? Comparing pep-0352.txt and pep-0343.txt, I noticed that the
>latter has the svn revision and date in the headers, while the former
>still has Brett's original revision 1.5 and a date somewhere in June.
>I tried to fix this by rewriting the fields as $Revision$ and $Date$
>but that doesn't seem to make a difference.
>Googling for this is a bit tricky because Google collapses $Revision
>and Revision, which makes any query for svn and $Revision rather
>non-specific. :-( It's also not yet in our Wiki.
It's an svn property associated with the file. The property name is
svn:keywords, and the value is a space separated list of keywords you'd
like to have substituted. Like this:
svn propset svn:keywords "Date Revision" ...file list...
The list of keywords it will handle is
LastChangedDate (or Date)
LastChangedRevision (or Revision or Rev)
LastChangedBy (or Author)
HeadURL (or URL)
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