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Programatically determine revision of commit of GIT

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We're attempting to write some scripts to perform automatic commits for certain files under certain conditions. We wish to use the just committed revision number to perform some other logging operation. The --xml command line option on many of the other commands (info, status, etc.) are fantastic, but the commit command does not allow this.

I'm currently attempting to parse the standard output of the commit message to grab it, but feel this is less than optima as it seems very error prone.

Is there any consideration to add an --xml option to the commit command output or a better programmatic means to grab the commit revision?

$ svn commit 1.txt -m "Checkin message". 
Sending 1.txt 
Transmitting file data . 
Committed revision 3272. 
posted Oct 3, 2013 by Majula Joshi

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