Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@...> writes:
> On 25.02.2010 05:45, David wrote:
> > Hello,
> > In the past the default revision when I tag a version is the HEAD revision,
> > but now it offers me version 2220. Of course I can switch it to HEAD, but
> > worries me that it doesn't default to that because I wonder if my working
> > directory is as it was at version 2220.
> > I have done an Update to HEAD revision (no changes occurred) but it still
> > offers the same revision for tagging. Why is this, and is there a command
> > which I can set or check the current revision of my working directory?
> That's the better behavior: Imagine someone else does a commit while you
> have the branch/tag dialog open. You think you're tagging from HEAD
> which you *know*, but since someone else did a commit HEAD is not what
> you *know* anymore but only what you *think*.
> So HEAD has changed without you knowing about it yet.
> TSVN therefore helps you avoid such problems and offers you the revision
> your working copy is on as the default to tag from. Because that's the
> revision you think is HEAD (which is identical to HEAD if no one else
> did a commit in between).
Okay, that makes sense. Thanks. I updated my Tortoise version recently. Is
that likely to be the only reason for the change? I was concerned mainly
because it _used to_ offer HEAD and now it doesn't, but thinking back maybe
this occurred when I updated my Tortoise.
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Received on 2010-02-25 23:38:51 CET