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RE: cvs2svn, branch and tag with the same name

From: Craig L. Ching <cching_at_mqsoftware.com>
Date: 2004-02-20 19:30:49 CET

> CVS doesn't care if a label is a tag on one file and branch on
> another. When you do 'cvs checkout -rLABEL', you'll still get the
> right tree -- just some of the files will be committable and some
> won't. But in Subversion, because the labeling is path-based, you
> won't get the same tree. Instead, either the branch files or the tag
> files will be missing, depending on which path you checked out.
Well, that makes sense, thanks for the explanation. Now that I think of it, this is probably the reason we came up with the T_ and B_ prefix naming conventions in the first place.

> So this *is* a real problem.
> -K

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