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Re: RE: Re: I miss tags

From: Archie Cobbs <archie_at_dellroad.org>
Date: 2004-09-29 17:54:00 CEST

Labanca, Rick wrote:
> > How about simply checking in a file called "revision-alias"
> > that contains
> > the revision number of the last merge? Every time you want to "slide"
> > your tag, edit the file and recommit. Or, store this info in
> > a property.
> A hack but possible. But to me, it makes sense to provide a way to
> symbolically name a numeric value such as this revision number. Then
> anywhere I can stick the rev number, I can use an easier to read, harder
> to transpose, redefinable label.

Not a crazy idea.. this could be implemented purely in the 'svn'
client using unversioned properties on the repository, e.g.,
"svn:tag:RELASE_1_0" -> "1432".

But that has the disadvantage that all tags are "global" to the
repository.. maybe then per-subdirectory tags (using similar versioned
properties) would make more sense... ?


Archie Cobbs * CTO, Awarix * http://www.awarix.com

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