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RE: RE: cvs2svn, branch and tag with the same name

From: Craig L. Ching <cching_at_mqsoftware.com>
Date: 2004-02-20 19:32:28 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.

Um, I forgot to ask about this part. What's the best way to fix my CVS repo in this case?

I appreciate any help!


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