sys/conf/ vs. subversion-1.7

David Wolfskill david at
Fri Oct 21 21:12:22 UTC 2011

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 04:36:05PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> ....
> I'm not sure what the best fix is.  One could possibly always run svnversion 
> if it exists?

Sure -- and use the result as long as the exit status is 0.  (It's
certainly possible that svnversion exists, but the sources in question
aren't in a subversion working copy, after all.)

I could cobble up a patch to do that, if y'all like....

Alternatively, see the more extended comments I made to Jilles' comments
(to the PR) of a similar nature;
<>.  Summary: I believe
that ought to be intrinsically SCM-agnostic.

David H. Wolfskill				david at
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