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Re: Tags and svn:externals

From: Marcelo de Moraes Serpa <celoserpa_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 12:24:02 -0300

Thank you folks :)

On Feb 16, 2008 11:26 PM, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008a_at_ryandesign.com>
wrote:

>
> On Feb 16, 2008, at 18:41, Blair Zajac wrote:
>
> > Marcelo de Moraes Serpa wrote:
> >>
> >
> >> I'm just about to create a tag of the first release of my
> >> application. However, it uses several external packages that I
> >> also commit regularly from within the app repository itself (it is
> >> more practical).
> >> Will the copy command also copy a snapshot of the svn:externals
> >> package? (I guess not) - so, is it better to copy the working copy
> >> directory snapshot to the tag?
> >> Any suggestions?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Marcelo.
> >
> > The copy will copy the exact svn:externals property so a checkout
> > from the tag will do a checkout of the external.
> >
> > So if you don't have a -r N in the external, then the tag will
> > continue to pick up HEAD of the external. So people normally put
> > in an explicit revision in the external when they tag it so that
> > the tag doesn't pick up newer commits.
>
> Or you can use the svncopy.pl script to create the tag, which will
> add the -r argument to the external definition when it makes the tag.
>
>
>
Received on 2008-02-17 16:24:28 CET

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