svn revision in uname
c.brinkhaus at t-online.de
Sun Feb 7 17:27:16 UTC 2016
On Mon, Feb 08, 2016 at 03:24:35AM +1100, Ian Smith wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Feb 2016 16:35:05 +0100, Christoph Brinkhaus wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 07, 2016 at 12:54:36PM +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > > On 07/02/2016 12:11, Ian Smith wrote:
> > > > I've been using svnup for source updates for ages, and for my occasional
> > > > use it works fine. However one thing you don't get is the svn revision
> > > > shown in uname, eg % uname -vm
> > > > FreeBSD 9.3-STABLE #0: Thu Oct 29 03:18:26 EST 2015
> > > > root at x200.smithi.id.au:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
> > > % svnversion /usr/src
> > > 295073M
> > >
> > > If that fails, it will try running svnliteversion, and then cycle
> > > through various different ways of extracting a version string from other
> > > VCSes until it gets a result.
> > The version svnlite is part of the system and
> > does not need to be installed separately.
> On 10.x - since 10.1 maybe? - but not on 9.x.
Ok, I have overlook this.
> > Here svnliteversion /usr/src works.
> If you're pulling sources with svnlite, so it should :) Conversion
> between using svn and svnup, either way, requires some care and cleaning
> up; generally best advice is not to try mixing these methods.
I was not aware of that. I thought svnlite has just less capabilities.
> cheers, Ian
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