[vbox-dev] SVN questions

Perry Halbert phalbert at cox.net
Mon Sep 12 09:00:35 PDT 2011

Thanks Martin,

I had already figured that out and though it works it requires some 
intervention on every update.
I was looking more for a tag to place in the .../debian/LocalConfig.kmk 
that would take the already generated release number and use it.
compiling beta and the string was too long.

I see where the $(svn_revision) is used in two of the three types of 
builds (assumption) and the third is 0 (zero) which is what I get when 
looking at the about in the program. I can of course manually change the 
0 to match the release but figured there was some way to automate this.

Line 54 of debian/rules
svnrev   :=$(if $(svn_revision),$(svn_revision),0)


On 09/12/2011 10:41 AM, Martin Simmons wrote:
>>>>>> On Fri, 09 Sep 2011 12:43:48 -0500, Perry Halbert said:
>> Two questions
>> I have looked through the code for some time and just can't seem to see it.
>> Building DEB from SVN:
>> What tag and where would I put it to *not build the *-dbg...  .deb?
>> Also when building deb, the release version is built into the file name
>> but the release version is not included in the about screen like it is
>> when building a *.run (it just shows r0).  What would I need to do to
>> include the release number in the about information?
> Try creating a file callled SVN_REVISION at the top level of the source tree
> containing the line
> svn_revision := nnnnn
> The deb/rpm build scripts get their revision number from that variable.
> Oracle's build process has some unpublished steps.
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