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Re: I miss tags

From: David F. Newman <dnewman_at_epnet.com>
Date: 2004-09-24 17:20:47 CEST

On Fri, 2004-09-24 at 10:55, Brad Appleton wrote:
>
> A similar idea would be allowing a symbolically-named "alias"
> for a global revision number. It would just be a mapping
> (without creating a copy for each one -- however cheap it may be)
> that would "macro-expand" into the corresponding revnum.
>

If a copy of a file in subversion is equivalent to a hard link in unix,
then ultimately the only thing being added to the repository is the text
representing the new URL. In my mind that is equivalent to a tag in
CVS, just some extra text attached to a file. Albeit, much longer text,
but that is why I store my URLs in short environment variables, such as
${M}

-Dave

Received on Fri Sep 24 17:21:30 2004

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