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Re: Module alias & tags in SVN

From: Christopher Ness <chris_at_nesser.org>
Date: 2005-05-26 16:47:15 CEST

On Thu, 2005-05-26 at 15:26 +0200, Kurien Mathew wrote:
> I have a module alias defined as follows:

What do you mean by module alias? The name of the module is simply a
higher level directory name in subversion.

Are you aware of the suggested repository layout?

> mymod
> moda1/x.txt
> moda1/y.txt
> modb/m.txt
> mymod is then tagged TAG1.

This is kind of a loaded statement.
When you "tag" something in SVN you basically create a new directory.
This new directory is a set of pointers to files at specific revisions.
Make sense?

When you make your tag, the result can be found in your repository at:

While the head of the code base would live at:

> Subsequently mymod is changed to
> mymod
> moda2/x.txt
> moda2/y.txt
> modb/m.txt
> Now if a request is made for TAG1 what would I get? Would I get the
> files from module moda1?

svn co https://your.repository.ca/tags/TAG1

Which would be the moda1 files!

Perhaps a real life example can benefit. These are the tags made by
subversion for each release!



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