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Re: Tagging externals

From: Nathan Kidd <nathan-svn_at_spicycrypto.ca>
Date: 2005-12-05 23:46:34 CET

David C.M. Weber wrote:
> I tried to come up with an example, but decided it was going to be a bit
> too involved.
> I tried to branch/tag a revision of code that we released, and when I
> came back to do another release of the same code base, I did an update
> on the directory. Turns out, that the external directories had some
> code that was changed/updated which had a bug that broke the "old" code.
> So, in writing this out. I wasn't tagging the external code, and that
> my other code base should only use the tagged (e.g.: stable code). Am I
> on the right track here?

[This question should really be sent to users@subversion.tigris.org, the
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related to TortoiseSVN development.]

To answer your question: you either need to point your externals to
tags, or else explicit revisions. The latest version of the svn book
recommends the latter.


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