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Re: Tagging in svn?

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2003-08-13 02:00:20 CEST

On Tuesday 12 August 2003 19:53, Mark Jaffe wrote:
> I have a question I would like to see resolved here; one of my MAJOR
> complaints in CVS is the inability to tag based on our internal naming
> conventions. For example, suppose we have a release we are labeling
> 10.20.0. In CVS, I am unable to use a "." in the tag, so I am forced to
> employ an unwieldy 10_20_0 or something similar, then explain to the
> "suits" why the release number does not match the internal docs.

Subversion performs tagging differently than CVS. It's actually a cheap copy
of the trunk copied into a 'tags' directory or something similar (it's up to
you to define your convention). As long as it's a valid file/directory name,
you can choose it to be whatever you like.

You can read more about this in the book at svnbook.red-bean.com

-John

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