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

From: Stefan Wild <stefan.wild_at_afr-consulting.de>
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2012 08:48:05 +0100

Am 03.02.2012 15:26, schrieb D_R:
> 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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what's the problem?
if you want to create a branch or tag TSVN could ask which of them you want, then use the corresponding default folder if set
I think that would be the right place to configure the local conventions for this

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