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Re: I miss tags

From: Bryan Donlan <bdonlan_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-09-28 04:06:19 CEST

On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 16:42:39 -0400, Scott Palmer
<scott.palmer@2connected.org> wrote:
> On Sep 27, 2004, at 3:05 PM, Tom Mornini wrote:
> > 3) A basic misunderstanding that somehow, someway, regardless
> > of what everyone keeps telling them, copies at NOT cheap.
> > Notice repeated usage in this thread of derogatory words
> > such as overkill, and suggestions that it is somehow
> > wasteful, or more than you want or need, to make copies.
> I think it is more that it clutters the tree. I know the disk space
> isn't an issue, but a copy takes up just as much space in the
> repository tree as the original. I don't care about disk space,
> because the repository isn't even on my disk -it's on a server that has
> plenty of space. But either you have tons of 'tags' folders all over
> the place, or a few 'tags' folders full of all sorts of stuff that I
> don't really want to see most of the time. And as noted in #2, they
> don't show up in some places where it would be very useful to see them.

Copies don't take more space in the repo. If you're checking out
working copies from the repository, check them out from trunk or a
branch and use svn switch to move them around. If you need a list of
branches or tags, use svn ls.

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