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Re: Dropping Subversion

From: Marcin Kasperski <Marcin.Kasperski_at_softax.com.pl>
Date: 2004-04-02 22:53:54 CEST

Dnia pi 2. kwietnia 2004 22:44, John Peacock napisa:
> Marcin Kasperski wrote:
> > I were working in subversion would never exist so. Take the
> > following scenario (we are editing some module):
> > - I edit file blahblah.cxx and commit
> > - I edit file trahtrah.cxx and commit
> > - I add one more change to blahblah.cxx and commit
> > - I decide that I need to distribute the version containing
> > current blahblah.cxx but without the last change in
> > trahtrah.cxx (say, it occured that I can not finish the
> > change in trahtrah before release date)
> >
> > In subversion it is not easy to mark such a version.
>
> It's not that hard, either. Copy the project as it existed
> before the change to trahtrah.cxx (copies are cheap). Then
> switch to that branch and merge in the second change to
> blahblah.cxx and commit. Voila, you now have a version with
> the files in the state you desired. You can treat this as a
> tag by moving the branch to a tag folder, or you can make the
> original copy in the tag folder (since tags are a convention
> not a restriction).

CVS version of solving this case seems to be far easier for me:
- cvs tag mynewtag
- cs log trahtrah.cxx # To check which revision I need
- cvs tag -F -r1.343 trahtrah.cxx
No branches, no merges. I just label what I need and go.

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