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Re: Re: Re: Problema trying to create a new branch from my working copy.

From: Robin Guest <robin.guest_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 13:32:14 +0100

2009/6/16 Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>

> Personally I don't like creating a tag from a modified working copy. I
> always commit the working copy first, then update and create the tag
> from that repository revision.
>

I like to do it from the working copy because, for my tags, I peg all my
svn:externals at a specific revision (using the @1234 syntax). I also copy
.msi installers, etc, into a new folder in the tag.

The pegged externals and the installer never actually make it into the
trunk, nor to my mind should they, so it seems like the logical way to do
this.

You could do something similar by creating the tag from the repo browser,
but it would require at least two commits then (one for each folder with
externals, and one for the installer folder).

I leave my working copy pointing to trunk after tagging, then simply revert
the folders with externals property changes, and delete the installer
folder.

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