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Re: Tagging/Branching Multiple Projects Simultaneously

From: Matthew Wheaton <mdwheaton_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-06 21:14:54 CET


I appreciate your patience and replies. I'm going to chew on all this
information for a while before moving forward.

Thanks again,
Matthew Wheaton

On 12/6/05, Mark Phippard <markp@softlanding.com> wrote:
> Matthew Wheaton <mdwheaton@gmail.com> wrote on 12/06/2005 03:02:42 PM:
> > Ok, can you see any other alternative to what I'm proposing? Do you see
> any
> > obvious flaws to my thinking in the way I have my projects laid out?
> > I'm open to suggestions, my main concern is that we have a number of
> projects
> > that are shared among many programs, and I wanted to devise a layout
> where
> > they are all still stored in the same repository to allow the kind of
> tagging
> > I've described (as I said, I came from the CVS world in this regard).
> >
> > If I were to make a patch to Subclipse to perform this, what is the
> process to
> > get it incorporated, or would it probably be rejected?
> >
> > I would envision it working just as the tag functionality does now,
> except
> > that there might be a warning on the dialog indicating this is a multi
> > operation exercise and that it would not ba an atomic commit.
> >
> > I just get the feeling I might have something laid out wrong if this is
> not a
> > feature that has been proposed before, since it is so common in the CVS
> world
> > with Eclipse projects (that I've seen).
> There is no right or wrong way to layout your repository. Your layout
> doesn't seem that uncommon. If your projects are not all related, then
> you could gain some advantages by grouping them by relationship. That
> would let you create tags from the common parent. If in different
> situations, the projects are related then there isn't much you can do.
> As an example, in our repository we have folders for Subclipse,
> svnClientAdapter and svnAnt. The Subclipse folder then contains several
> Eclipse projects. When we make a tag, we can just use the parent
> Subclipse folder for the tag.
> Subversion tags are massively different than CVS. The sooner you get used
> to this the better.
> The best way to submit a patch is to enter an issue in the issue tracker
> and attach it. I would review this patch, as long as it is thorough I am
> not against it.
> Mark
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Received on Wed Dec 7 07:14:54 2005

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