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Re: "Floating" tags and automating the build process

From: Steve Greenland <steveg_at_lsli.com>
Date: 2005-05-02 21:56:29 CEST

On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 02:06:08PM -0400, Brass Tilde wrote:
> Basically, these would point to the latest safely buildable revision of the
> application in question. As far as I can tell, this would require deleting
> the existing contents of the directory in the repository that corresponds to
> our "Dev" tag every time we wanted to "float" the tag, correct?

Yes. What's the problem? Given the way that Subversion implements copies,
it's equivalent to rm'ing and recreating a softlink. No big deal:

svn rm $REPO/tags/Dev && svn copy $REPO/trunk $REPO/tags/Dev


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