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Re: Versioning vs Revisioning

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-04-24 18:55:20 CEST

Chris Ruprecht wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have tried to find out about revision building using subversion (or
> RCS or CVS) and I have not been able to find my answer.
> At my previous employer, where spending money on tools didn't seem to be
> that big of an issue, we used ClearCase and we were able to mark all
> versions of a file at a certain stage belonging to a certain revision.
> For example, version 1.3 of a.c and 1.5.4 of b.c and 2.3.6 of c.c belong
> to revision 1.18.4 of the overall product X.
> At my current employer, we're not that lucky, so we're currently using
> come commercialized version of RCS with a semi-pretty front-end. It will
> store our files in ',v' files but it is unable to build a deployment
> package out of these files.
> For that, we're manually moving files from a certain version into a
> revision control package (Roundtable). Since this is a manual process,
> it is quite tedious and prone to errors.
> Is there any way that subversion can handle this better?

To me, the terms "versioning" and "revisioning" don't really mean anything
different. Can you clarify?

Are "tags" the feature you need? See here:


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