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Re: external with branches/tags and automatic revision locking?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-23 14:01:02 CET

Uli Stein wrote:

Is that you?
http://www.ulistein.de/

:)

> I'm locking for a small feature concerning tagging parts of a big project
> folder which contains externals to a global (higher layer) directory. We
> want to make use of it to freeze parts of a project for further processing.
> I parsed several mailinglists and the Tortoisesvn-Issue-Tracker and found
> already an earlier discussion on subversion-sides:
> http://svn.haxx.se/tsvn/archive-2004-12/0092.shtml
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1258
>
> However the problem is, when tagging a project-folder that contains
> svn:externals (without specific revision via -r option, thus always linked
> to the head-revision of a higher-layer folder) the tagged folder contains
> the svn:external as before linking always to the actual head-revision. In
> that case this externals should automatically be freezed via the -r switch
> to the actual revision.
> I think a simple check-box within the TortoiseSVN-Tagging-Window would be
> very useful.
>
> I didn't want to directly post to the developers-mailinglist or to open a
> feature-request without asking here if this was discussed before. Any
> statemtent would be appreciated. Perhaps a developer would like to open a
> feature-request if not already exist.

I don't quite understand: you already read the issue and the mailing
list thread. And my answer in that thread should be clear? I mean,
you're asking the same question as was asked in that thread - all I
could give you would be the same answer as before.

Stefan

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