Yes, I object to the removal. Including the revision number information is
a helpful tool for problem determination. I much prefer Enrico's suggestion
to enhance this to obtain the revision number from other sources as well.


On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 12:18 AM René Jansen <> wrote:

> I am maintaining a docker image based on Arch linux that contains LSPF and
> ooRexx 5.0.0. I just tried to rebuild that because of the impending
> symposium and had spurious behavior from svn on SourceForge (truncated http
> response bodies blablabla) and I could not fix that quickly.
> So I decided to put up a copy on Github which works brilliantly. But … and
> here it comes… CmakeLists.txt has a hard dependency on Subversion and does
> an 'svn info' which breaks the build from git, as that is not an svn
> working copy.
> I cannot see the rationale for this. Took it out and the build succeeds.
> Does anybody mind if I take that out of the svn repository CMakeLists.txt
> also?
> best regards,
> René.
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