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Re: tags versus branches

From: Lorenz <lorenznl_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 07:20:45 +0000

Stefan Küng wrote:
>Kirk Gramcko wrote:
>> [...]
>> Can anyone suggest a reason to bother with a third directory called
>> TAGS? I appreciate any insights into this that I may have overlooked.
>
>Yes, there is a reason: imagine you have a lot of branches and tags.
>Have a look at the repository of the Subversion project:
>http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/branches/
>http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/tags/
>
>by keeping the branches and tags in separate directories, it is not so
>crowded. And you also know immediately what is still being worked on and
>what is considered stable.

And you can block modifications to tags by setting up a pre-commit
hook script.

-- 
Lorenz
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