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From Niklas Matthies <>
Subject Re: buildnumber Ant task & automated updates of ivy.xml
Date Thu, 20 Nov 2008 13:26:33 GMT
On Thu 2008-11-20 at 11:10h, Jonathan Oulds wrote on ivy-user:
> As an example we have our project source under SVN.  Our CI inspects the 
> project then builds and publishes if it detects any changes.  however if 
> we hard coded the revision number into the ivy file then our CI machine 
> would have to update the ivy file with the new version and do a commit.
> That didn't sound like a good idea to us, so we headed down the route of 
> not having the version numbers specified in the ivy file and only 
> resolving the correct version number upon delivery.  Our CI machine will 
> auto increment the build number, when a module changes significantly we 
> do a special build of the module updating the major or minor version.

I'm curious: Given a build number, how do you later find the
corresponding sources in SVN? Does the CI system tag the sources
with the auto-incremented build number?

-- Niklas Matthies

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