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Re: Fw: Wish List (Revisited)

From: Calvin Spealman <calvin_at_ironfroggy.com>
Date: 2004-03-06 03:09:48 CET

On Thursday 04 March 2004 5:57 am, "TBrowder" <tbrowder@cox.net> wrote:
> Minimalist users want rtags and history -T equivalents (not cheap copies
> of directory trees)

i think things are fine as they are inside of SVN, as far as tagging goes.
cheap copies are great and svn lets you use them to tag and branch anyway you
want to. great.

im working on an auto-tag script, however, and i suspect others have similar
type scripts in use.

> Users want svn to recognize at least one environment variable like
> CVSROOT to point to the repository (not some long URL)

what for? i never type in the URL unless im working directly in the repo,
which i only do for importing and tagging (the later of which i do with my
svntag script, as mentioned before)

> And the view that functionality might be duplicated is bogus. Browsing a
> fixed list of tags (aliases for a revision) is not the same thing as
> browsing a directory of tag names which are not in date order, and which
> may be changed at will.

usually your tags will be ordered correctly because versions are almost always
numbered. if not, then a better, more flexable solution is locking the tag
directories and ordering lists by date, so ask for those features, instead.

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