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Re: svn:externals set to tag

From: Daniel Schlyder <daniel_at_dascdev.net>
Date: 2003-09-11 17:28:31 CEST

[11.09.2003 15:57:23] pll@lanminds.com:
> I'm not sure this is what you're looking for, nor do I know if it
> will work, but it's worth a try :)

> Assuming that what you're doing is this:

> $ svn cp -rXXXX file:///path/to/reopos/trunk file:///path/to/repos/tags/XXXX

> And that you're setting svn:externals to be:

> tags/XXXX file:///path/to/repos/tags/XXXX

> When you create the initial tags/XXXX, why not also create another
> tags/latest which always points to the same rev of trunk? Remember,
> copies are cheap in subversion :) So, you're tag process might be:

> $ svn cp -rXXXX file:///path/to/reopos/trunk file:///path/to/repos/tags/XXXX
> $ svn rm file:///path/to/repos/tags/latest
> $ svn cp -rXXXX file:///path/to/reopos/trunk file:///path/to/repos/tags/latest

> Then, you can set svn:externals to:

> latest/ file:///path/to/repos/tags/latest

> Or something like that.

Thanks for trying to help, but I don't see how this would work any better.
Would help if you wanted to checkout latest tag without remembering it's name,

Daniel Schlyder

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