[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Read "Last Changed Rev" field as version info.

Ramiro Polla ramiro.polla
Sat Jan 16 19:30:27 CET 2010

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 9:41 PM, M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> wrote:
> Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:
>> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 10:53:27PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> Ramiro Polla <ramiro.polla at gmail.com> writes:
>>> > Hi,
>>> >
>>> > Read "Last Changed Rev" field instead of "Revision" field to avoid
>>> > being affected by changes in other directories (such as branches).
>>> > This will be more useful for getting swscale revision that isn't
>>> > affected by other commits to mplayer.
>>> >
>>> > I tested on subversion 1.3 for the old .svn/entries format, but I left
>>> > out the new .svn/entries format because I'm not that skilled with sed
>>> > and I don't know how reliable it would be to get the nth line after
>>> > "dir".
>>> Why do we look for the revision in so many ways? ?Does "svn info"
>>> sometimes fail?
>> When it is not installed.
>> Or the checkout was done from a different machine with a newer SVN version
>> (yes, unfortunately there are development systems around with such outdated
>> software).
>> Probably more cases if you think about it hard enough :-)
> Well, if people feel the need, and it's only limited to a couple of
> lines...
> Patch is OK.


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