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Re: Subversion "labels" vs. "tags"

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-05-31 22:07:55 CEST

Tim Hill wrote:
> Yes, this is certainly one way. The main objection I have to the current
> scheme is that tags are just a convention, and as a result the toolchain
> cannot use the implied REV# information directly -- it has to be
> manually imputed by a user and translated by him/her to a REV# for
> consumption by the toolchain. This makes scripting/automation difficult
> for some common SVN operations and adds burden to the dev process.

Please give an example (stating the desired task and showing actual commands
for doing it) of a situation in which the user has to do this "translation".

- Julian

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