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Re: early reflections on subversion methodology

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-08-12 20:04:37 CEST

Thomas Beale wrote:

> Subversion's revision numbers are only meaningful as ids of checkpoints
> in the history of the file system being versioned - almost an OS level
> thing - similar to the way versioned databases behave. Excellent, but
> not that useful at the CM level.

So you look at the last changed revision, not the head revision, this
isn't rocket science people... There's all sorts of infrastructure in
place so that you can find exactly the revision in which anything under
a given directory has changed, which is EXACTLY what you want in this case.


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