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RE: How to "label" correctly?

From: Roman Rytov <rrytov_at_entopia.com>
Date: 2002-12-23 23:44:12 CET

> > >I found that usual labeling (tagging) doesn't exist in SVN and
> > >actually I don't need it since I'm able to add a comment w/o
> > >commiting all the data from my working dir. How to do it
> correctly?
> > >The case is when I want to embed more meaningful info into
> the branch
> > >but not merely a revision number.
> >
> > Sorry, I don't understand what you're asking. Can you describe what
> > you'd like to do in a bit more detail?
> >
> > Tags in Subversion are just directory copies, and so are
> branches. You
> > use them exactly as you'd use tags and branche in CVS. But I don't
> > understand what you mean by "embed more meaningful info into the
> > branch".
> Maybe properties are what he's looking for? I don't follow
> the "but not merely a revision number" comment, though.

Sorry guys,
I wrote it after a midnight and now I see it's not clear at all. Sorry.

"Usual labeling" is meant to be labeling as is in VSS. I shouldn have
not used the word "usual".
Where may I store a release number in my source repository? It seems in
a property file where I write a label is a right place. Correct?


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