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[TSVN] Re: Merge dialog, second attempt

From: Jens Scheidtmann <Jens.Scheidtmann_at_bayerbbs.com>
Date: 2005-01-26 16:25:37 CET

Simon <news@sea.gmane.org> writes:

> Lübbe Onken wrote:
> > How about this:
> > We created the branch when trunk was in revision 36. This causes the
> > copy operation (create branch) to create revision 37. So revision 37
> > is pointing to the branch you just created and revision 36 is
> > pointing to trunk on which work is continuing (r38, r39, ..., r50).
>
> A revision doesn't point to anything. The branch exists in r37 and
> later.

A revision uniquely determines the state off all files in the
repository (it's global). They way you access this state is through
the repository root, so loosely speaking the revision "points" at a
specific version of the repository root (cf. "bubbling up" in the
subversion design docs).

Jens

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