Best practice for making a project aware of its own branch name and revision number

Robert Collins robertc at
Thu Sep 21 04:05:04 BST 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-20 at 20:29 -0500, Charles Duffy wrote:
> So -- I have a piece of software which is revision controlled in bzr.
> I 
> want to be able to include a branch name and build number in the 
> --version output from this tool -- how can I best do that? 

Johns version-info plugin is probably the best way to do this. We're
considering inclusion of it into the 0.11 release.

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