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Re: newbie question

From: Greg Dickie <greg_at_max-t.com>
Date: 2002-11-08 00:00:55 CET

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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: newbie question
From: Greg Dickie <greg@max-t.com>
Date: Thu, November 7, 2002 17:19
To: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>

Hi Greg,

  What I'm trying to do is somehow attach a status on a branch so I just
a place to store that (like a property on the URL). But it doesn;t seem
to like it when I do a propset -r HEAD on the URL.

I'm basically building a layer on top of subversion to support things
like code reviews and aproval cycles.

Thanks for the response,

On November 7, 2002 04:48 pm, you wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 04:40:35PM -0500, Greg Dickie wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm new to subversion but it seems quite cool. My question is is
> > there
> > any way to define our own properties (eg: for branches and tags)?
> You certainly can:
> $ svn propset my-own-tag-name some-value thisfile
> $ svn propset another-name value2 thatfile
> $ svn commit -m "set some properties"
> Properties are quite orthogonal to branches and tags, so I'm not sure
> how they apply to your question. I suspect that you may have a
> disconnect on how branches and tags work within Subversion. The simple
> answer is that SVN doesn't have branches and tags. You just make
> (cheap) copies inside your repository. If you further edit the copy,
> it's a branch. If you never make edits, then it's a tag :-)
> Cheers,
> -g

Greg Dickie
just a guy
Maximum Throughput
Greg Dickie
just a guy
Maximum Throughput
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