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Re: RE: Re: I miss tags

From: Justin Randall <logic_at_jrlogic.dyndns.org>
Date: 2004-09-30 05:22:10 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Archie Cobbs" <archie@dellroad.org>
To: "Labanca, Rick" <rick.labanca@studentuniverse.com>
Cc: "Monks, Peter" <peter.monks@vignette.com>; "Scott Palmer"
<scott.palmer@2connected.org>; "Subversion Users"
<users@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 9:55 AM
Subject: Re: RE: Re: I miss tags

> Labanca, Rick wrote:
> > My original use for ... Let's call it a revision alias... Is to keep
> > track of merge repeats. I slide a tag in the trunk each time I merge
> > from it. It's not an indicator of a copy of anything in the trunk, or
> > even anything remotely buildable. It's just an alias for a point in time
> > that developers can read and use for that purpose.
> >
> > In other words, making a copy from my sliding tag/alias wouldn't be
> > legitamate code, therefore the copy in subversion is a bit odd to have
> > around for this purpose.
>
> 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.

Or it could track what's been merged. I believe this is on the roadmap, but
not due for release anytime soon. I'd love it if 1.2 incorporated merge
tracking :)

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