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Re: Mnemomic names for revisions

From: David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-05-17 18:50:19 CEST

On 5/17/05, Dirk Schenkewitz <schenkewitz@docomolab-euro.com> wrote:
> I agree to almost everything of the rest. Just one question: What happens
> if someone tags the whole repository, and then again, including the
> previous tag of the whole repository, and so on, several times. I'm not
> perfectly sure, but I believe you will get some explosive disc space usage
> *on the client* when you check out the whole repository with some of these
> whole-repo-tags.

And how is this different from current practice of making tags? I can
also make a URL copy of my entire repository under the "tags"
directory (if that's the way I so choose to make my copies), and
anyone checking out that repository would get an explosion of

The usual way is to include "everything in the archive" is to just
copy what is under the "trunk" directory to a subdirectory under the
"tags" directory. This way, you don't include developer branches and
other tags in the current one.

David Weintraub
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Received on Tue May 17 18:52:39 2005

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