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RE: subversion module system question

From: Mats Nilsson <mats.nilsson_at_xware.se>
Date: 2002-05-22 10:24:08 CEST

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> $ svn cp -r 1000 /trunk /module-snaps/rev1000
> $ svn propedit /modules/mutha
> (add line:
> /somelib /module-snaps/rev1000/foo/somelib
> )
> $ svn commit /modules/motha
>
>
> IOW, to pin a particular revision for containment within the module, you
> make a copy to somewhere, and then refer to the (pinned) copy.
>
> That is called a "user strategy" and is Badness(tm).

Please set me straight. Why is this considered Badness:
        svn cp -r 1000 /trunk /module-snaps/rev1000

while this is not?
        svn cp -r 1000 /trunk /tags/foobar-1.0

/Mats

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