[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] superiotool: Make --version actually work correctly
jordan at chalmers.se
Sat Oct 6 17:56:07 CEST 2007
On Sat, 6 Oct 2007, Robinson Tryon wrote:
> What about pulling the version directly out of SVN at build time? Like this:
> svn info | sed -n 's/.*Revision: \([0-9]*\)/\1/ p'
> As long as the Makefile lives at the top level of the project, this
> value should always reflect the latest commit in the current checkout.
That looks like a good solution.
I read a bit in the svn book, and they recommend using svnversion for
getting a "global" revision number for a set of files. However, that tool
seems to have a bit more varying output, reflecting local changes and
mixed revsion numbers etc.
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