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Re: RedHat 7.[23] RPMS for Subversion

From: Josef Wolf <jw_at_raven.inka.de>
Date: 2002-06-19 23:16:56 CEST

On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 12:31:56PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> For example, we could have created a tag for each release of
> Subversion. We actually started down that path, and then said, "nah,
> why bother? If I look in our CHANGES file, I just *know* that release
> 0.12.0 was r1868 of /trunk). So we're not using tags at all right
> now.
>
> It's funny really.... when Jim Blandy designed this system, he was
> hoping that we could eventually do away with the terms "branch" and
> "tag" altogether. In Subversion, we only have a single idea:
> "copies". The only reason we keep talking about branches and tags is
> because we're trying to get CVS users to understand how to make SVN do
> what they're used to.

You confused me. How can you make a bugfix to 0.12.0 (or r1868, if you
like) without the use of "tag" and "branch" directories?

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-- Josef Wolf -- jw@raven.inka.de --
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