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Re: Tags

From: <hakon_at_ion.no>
Date: 2006-06-30 21:26:08 CEST

> hakon@ion.no wrote:
>> As a side note I would like to get feedback on: One of the "problems"
>> with
>> the notion that a tag is a full directory tree snapshot, is that it is
>> impractical to fully checkout the tags directory of a large project.
>
> Why would you want to? What purpose does it serve that just browsing
> the tag folder wouldn't serve)?

Well, this is the reason you should not checkout the tags directory. Or
similarily, a user should (generally) not checkout the root of the
repository.

It just another convention the user must know/learn/understand in order to
use Subversion-like tags. Not a big issue at all, I just wondered.

Håkon Hallingstad

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