[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] superiotool: Make --version actually work correctly

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Sat Oct 6 16:33:30 CEST 2007

Robinson Tryon wrote:
> On 10/5/07, Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 12:30:06AM +0200, Uwe Hermann wrote:
>>>> etc.) or at least ask some svn experts whether there is an easier and
>>>> cleaner way to include a revision number?
>>> Yeah, that would surely be great. Do you know any method or whom to ask?
>>> I browsed the svn code and manuals but didn't find anything better
>>> than $Rev$.
>> Can't we do this with a commit hook that would update the version number
>> (which is in 1 place only) automatically to the SVN revision number?
> I was going to suggest that the buildscript pull the current revision
> # out of SVN, but the idea of a commit hook sounds like it could be
> cleaner.  Would the hook apply whenever any file is committed to the
> repository, or just to files in the superiotool directory?
Ideally only commits to the superiotool directory should count, since
its a seperate utility.

but we might want the same thing for linuxbios, too, and add that number
then we know which repository revision people work on when reporting

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