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From Martin Sebor <se...@roguewave.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r649727 - /stdcxx/branches/4.2.x/include/rw/_config.h
Date Mon, 21 Apr 2008 15:15:18 GMT
Eric Lemings wrote:
>  
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Martin Sebor [mailto:msebor@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Martin Sebor
>> Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2008 3:33 PM
>> To: dev@stdcxx.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: svn commit: r649727 - 
>> /stdcxx/branches/4.2.x/include/rw/_config.h
>>
>> vitek@apache.org wrote:
>>> Author: vitek
>>> Date: Fri Apr 18 17:10:23 2008
>>> New Revision: 649727
>>>
>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=649727&view=rev
>>> Log:
>>> 2008-04-18  Travis Vitek  <vitek@roguewave.com>
>>>
>>> 	* include/rw/_config.h: Update _RWSTD_VER macro
>>> 	to correctly reflect the library version.
>> We discussed automating this once before but didn't make a decision:
>> http://stdcxx.markmail.org/message/bso6dno3fzm64pfa. I think we ought
>> to give some more thought to automating it so I created an enhancement
>> request to remind us: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/STDCXX-887.
> 
> In GNU-style distributions, it's updated in only one place -- in the
> configure.in or configure.ac file and propagated from there to other
> files.  Still requires a manual edit but at least in only one place
> to reduce maintenance.  I don't see how it can be done automatically.

We also update it in just one place: include/rw/_config.h,
but as Travis' patch demonstrates, it can be error prone.
One idea for automating it that Mark brought up in the
thread above was to let the top level GNUakefile extract
it from the value the $HeadURL$ Subversion keyword.

Martin

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