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Re: Feature request : don't allow tag overwrite

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-20 18:31:34 CET

Lavazais Joel wrote:
> What I did :
>
> Create a tag, say TEEA38 some times ago
>
> Work on the trunk for some days
>
> Want to create a new tag TEEA39 from trunk today but use the old tag
> name (TEEA38) by mistake
>
>
>
> What happens :
>
> The new created tag overwrites the old one with no warning. Same

Uh oh! Don't say that!
It doesn't overwrite the tag at all! It creates a new folder below
TEEA38 with the name TEEA38, so you'll end up with TEEA38\TEEA38.

> What I want
>
> A tag can’t be created if its name already exists.
>
> However, it’s acceptable to overwrite a tag with a warning message
> and the user’s acknowledgment.

Unfortunately, there's nothing I can do about that in TSVN. It has to be
solved in the Subversion lib:
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2188

Stefan

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