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-rwxr-xr-xtools/svnversion.sh10
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/tools/svnversion.sh b/tools/svnversion.sh
index 5e96bf925c..bbe1c0eb66 100755
--- a/tools/svnversion.sh
+++ b/tools/svnversion.sh
@@ -16,7 +16,15 @@ if [ -r $TOP/$VERSIONFILE ]; then SVNVER=`cat $TOP/$VERSIONFILE`;
else if [ `which svnversion 2>/dev/null` ];
then SVNVER=r`svnversion $1`;
if [ $SVNVER = "rexported" ]; then
- SVNVER=unknown;
+ # try getting it from a subdir to test if perhaps they are symlinked
+ # from the root
+ SVNALT=`svnversion $1/tools`
+ if [ $SVNALT != exported ]; then
+ # yeah, it is there so we use this
+ SVNVER="r$SVNALT"
+ else
+ SVNVER=unknown;
+ fi
fi
else SVNVER="unknown"; fi
fi