[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Remove old VCSs from version.sh

Reinhard Tartler siretart
Mon Feb 21 11:09:25 CET 2011

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 11:05:24 (CET), Alex Converse wrote:

> Can you give an example of where this snapshot_version is currently used?

In 'my' packaging for debian.

> The original documentation for snapshot_version says:
> Read revision string from the file snapshot_version if available.
> This will be used by daily snapshots without Subversion metadata.
> It is in the group of revision probes that get prefixed with SVN-r
> which implies that if it is still used it is at best wrong.

Seems largely correct, but of course needs to be reworded to be
SVN-agnostic. It is basically needed to override foreign, bad, or
missing VCS information.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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