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Re: seting defaults for /tags /branches /trunk in tortoiseSVN

From: D_R <d.rebei_at_embex.de>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 06:26:20 -0800 (PST)

Hi there,

first of all, thank you for the quick replies.

We reviewed SmartSVN which has this feature. But it distinguishes between
tags and branches which TSVN (afaik) doesn't do. So your points are correct.

This means there is no way to default the folders?

Greetings, Daniel

Jean-Marc van Leerdam wrote:
> Hi,
> Op 3 feb. 2012 13:40 schreef "D_R" <d.rebei_at_embex.de> het volgende:
>> Hi there,
>> we are evaluating TortoiseSVN as an SVN Client and the only "drawback" we
>> could find was that the users have to specify the path to the /tags or
>> /branches Folderwhen generating a branch (or tag).
>> Does TortoiseSVN provide a default (perhaps via console) which could be
>> configured to always put the /tags in front of a tag creation?
>> Therefore the users can create a tag (e.g. Release_v1.0) without writing
> out
>> the whole folder (/tags/Release_V1.0). I know that if a tag has been once
>> created, the old path can be selected from the dropdown menu.
>> It would be nice if you could help me with this issue.
> There is no difference between tags and branches in subversion. To
> subversion both are nothing more than copies of a file tree.
> How would the copy/create tag/branch dialog know where the copy must be
> stored without supplying knowledge about what sort of copy operation the
> user wants to perform?
> And it all depends on local convention where tags are placed (sometimes
> there are project specific tag folders, sometimes there is an hierarchy
> below the initial /tags, etc. etc. so a single setting will not help all
> of
> the usecases).
> Regards,
> Jean-Marc
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