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Re: Repo Browser question

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 16:11:00 -0500

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 4:08 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Subversion doesn't really have a concept of branches or tags. That's
> simply a definition of the user (i.e., the /branches, /tags, /trunk
> folder structure).
> So, the command line client doesn't have a "branch/tag" command, only a
> "copy" command. TSVN only uses "branch/tag" because that's what most
> users are expecting. Especially beginners look for "branch/tag" and
> never realize that "copy" is the command they're looking for.
>
> So to sum up: branch/tag is the very same as a copy.

That goes to show you just how often I use the command line client :)

Thanks for the help Stefan. After trying the branch/tag from the "show log"
dialog, it works out nicely and it turns out this is exactly what I was
looking for. Sorry for the confusion!
Received on 2008-09-12 23:11:05 CEST

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