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Re: why tagging? Thanks everyone

From: Kenji Chan <adslbqmr_at_tpg.com.au>
Date: 2004-09-22 05:09:16 CEST

O, i see, I think I just confused myself before
Thank you everyone

----- Original Message -----
From: "H. S. Teoh" <hsteoh@quickfur.ath.cx>
To: "Kenji Chan" <adslbqmr@tpg.com.au>
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 12:09 PM
Subject: Re: why tagging?

> On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 12:05:31PM +1000, Kenji Chan wrote:
> > I'm just thinking "why tagging". I know a tag in svn is sort of a
> > copy of a particular revision. But I don't want this happens, all I
> > want is to "mark" a particular revision as "something" (e.g. release
> > 1.1.2b), and the repo should be getting bigger in size which is
> > unnecessary I think.
>
> The repository only increases by a minute, insignificant amount (i.e.,
> MUCH smaller than an actual, verbatim, copying of files). Subversion
> does not actually copy file contents; it just creates a new revision
> of the directory which happens to be located in a different part of
> the directory tree, and which has 0 diffs from the original. The only
> "size increase" is from storing this information, that's all. The
> files aren't actually being physically copied.
>
>
> T
>
> --
> Too many people have open minds but closed eyes.
>
>

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