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Re: Subversion First-class Labels

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:20:15 -0500

Steven Bakke wrote:
>
> On Oct 21, 2008, at 7:37 AM, Philippe Andersson wrote:
>
>> Steven Bakke wrote:
>>> 2. What are the revisions included in a particular "label"?
>> Wouldn't "svn ls -v <tag URL>" give you that information ?
>
> No. The revision numbers I'm typically interested in are the
> last-modified revisions, not the revision number associated with the tag
> creation. One of the issues is that creation of a tag using a cheap
> copy is a commit in and of itself. Generally, I want to know which
> last-modified trunk revisions are associated with the tag. You have to
> crawl through the log in order to get that. It gets worse if you've
> made a tag of a tag of a tag, since you have to walk through several
> levels of copying.

Even worse: since you can create a tag as a copy of a workspace (and
must if you want mixed revisions together) there can be items committed
to a tag that do not exist anywhere else in the repository.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell_at_gmail.com
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