RE: Re: How to have tortoisesvn Always freeze svn:externals for tags
> 2009/12/31 dnndev <tony.gomez_at_gmail.com>:
> > Is it possible with tortoiseSVN to always freeze svn:externals for tags?
> > the scenario is our trunk will always use the 'head' revision for externals, however when we create 'tags' we would like for them to have a revision set for externals to properly 'freeze' them at a specific point in time.
> > I would like for the above to be automatic when creating a tag from the trunk. If tortoiseSVN does not support this then a script would be useful. It seems like this is something that should be automated as opposed to manually setting a revision each time a tag is created.
> It sounds like a good idea, but how would it be automated? The
> externals could be a from a different repository and might not be the
> current HEAD revision. There might be a lot of externals, all from
> different repositories, in which case a server round trip would be
> required for each one to get the head revision to peg to.
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Hmm... in our case all our projects are in one repo. In my opinion even if it took a few seconds longer to complete it would be worth it, instead having to take the time to change all the revs on externals and run the risk of accidentally typing something wrong etc...
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Received on 2010-01-01 08:51:55 CET
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