RE: Idea to emulate CVS tags.
And how can I do log --stop-on-copy from subclipse?
>From: Ian Brockbank [mailto:Ian.Brockbank@wolfsonmicro.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 2:57 PM
>Subject: RE: Idea to emulate CVS tags.
>> I would like to move from cvs to subversion but because
>> subversion versions
>> the repository and not the files (as far as I know) it cannot
>> be (easily)
>> figured out on which tag a file was modified.
>> With other words I cannot diff a working copy with for
>> example the tag:
>> rel_1_2, I have to know the revision number of that tag (for
>> example 56) and
>> then I can diff.
>> Would it be useful if subclipse provided a preferences (or
>> whatever) dialog
>> where aliases can be configured?
>> For example:
>> Alias Revision
>> Rel_1_2 23
>> Rel_1_3 35
>> Rel_2_0 40
>> Now if I wanted to compare a working copy with "Rel_1_2"
>> subclipse would
>> replace that with the real revision number.
>> What do you think?
>Tag management is something that would be good to have in Subclipse,
>however I think it would be better to look at the revision numbers
>at which tags were created and use those, rather than inventing another
>concept. You can find the version at which a tag was created by doing
>a log --stop-on-copy. The last (oldest) version in the log is the
>where the tag was created.
>You would need some mechanism for people to indicate their tag schema.
>In particular you would need to support both
>and http://server/repos/project/tags formats (since these are both
>in the book).
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