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Re: Read-only tags mentioned in the handbook

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2002-09-26 18:16:10 CEST

Quoting Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net>:

> Kirby C. Bohling wrote:
> > The handbook makes of using cp to create a tag, or a branch.
> > Specifically, it says that everything is a directory, and that the only
> > difference between a tag and a branch is the human applied
> > interpretation. It then mentions, marking tags as "read-only". I
> > searched for the "read-only" in the handbook and failed to see how you
> > could mark a tag that way. I'm guessing it's either a property, or an
> > apache config issue?
> the 'read-only-ness' of a tag is a purely social convention among the
> users of the repository. you could (i imagine) configure apache to
> enforce such a convention, but in general, subversion has not built in
> way to do so.
> -garrett
It could also be enforced by a pre-commit script couldn't it? I.e. any commit
to the tags/ dir, which was anything other than a copy to a new directory
would not be allowed to succeed.

Kevin Pilch-Bisson
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Received on Thu Sep 26 18:16:53 2002

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