[Openmcl-devel] How do I find the revision number that I'm running?

Ron Garret ron at awun.net
Wed Jul 22 08:59:08 PDT 2009

On Jul 22, 2009, at 7:19 AM, Christian Lynbech wrote:

>>>>>> "Ron" == Ron Garret <ron at awun.net> writes:
> Ron> On Jul 22, 2009, at 12:44 AM, Gary Byers wrote:
>>> On Tue, 21 Jul 2009, Ron Garret wrote:
>>>> Once upon a time the trunk would display its version number in its
>>>> banner message.  Now it just says "Version 1.4-dev".  How do I
>>>> figure out which version I'm running? 'svn status' doesn't do it.
>>> When you built the lisp, the "svnversion" program couldn't be  
>>> found on
>>> your search path or generated an error; I don't know which or why.
>>> The lisp hasn't changed.
> Ron> Aha!
> Ron> [ron at mickey:~/devel/ccl/active]$ svnversion
> Ron> svn: This client is too old to work with working copy '.';  
> please get
> Ron> a newer Subversion client
> Ron> But...
> Ron> [ron at mickey:~/devel/ccl/active]$ svn --version
> Ron> svn, version 1.6.3 (r38063)
> Ron>     compiled Jun 23 2009, 16:38:16
> What does "svnversion --version" say to you? If "svn" works,
> "svnversion" should as well, I think, and 1.6.3 is (at least close) to
> the bleeding edge.

I actually had the correct version installed, but also a stale version  
that was shadowing the correct one.  I got rid of the stale one and it  
works now.  I was not even aware of the existence of svnversion before  
this.  The concealed wisdom of making svnversion a separate binary  
instead of an svn command continues to elude me.


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