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Re: Empty Revision

From: Milen A. Radev <milen_at_radev.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 00:48:33 +0300

2009/8/13 Brian Gideon <briangideon_at_yahoo.com>:
> Is it possible to create a new revision using TortoiseSVN that
> contains no changed files?
> An example scenario to better explain what I'm looking for is as
> follows.  Lets say a development team is actively working on a
> branch.  One member of the team decides to run through a series of
> tests to check the quality of the code on that branch periodically.
> If the developer decides that the code meets her level of satisfaction
> then she may want to place a comment on that branch to indicate this
> even if no files were changed.  Of course, you could make a branch to
> achieve the same purpose, but then you might run the risk of branch
> proliferation.

Revisions (a.k.a. changesets) describe changes. But changes not only
in the contents of directories and files but in their properties too.
You may devise some custom properties.

But I believe tags will serve you better. And the tags are just cheap copies.

Milen A. Radev
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Received on 2009-08-14 07:02:33 CEST

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