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Re: SVN Tagging

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2005-09-07 02:23:17 CEST

S I wrote:
> Hi
> During my daily/nightly builds, I do an update to get the latest, modify 5
> of my build files, do the build, commit the files and would like to tag svn.
> However, reading the tagging section in chapter 3 of the manual, I see
> that unlike CVS, SVN tags the latest (HEAD) or a specified revision, and not
> respository files based on your working copy like cvs does... or does it?
> I would like to tag the repository based on my working copy EXACTLY. My
> current Ant script is basically atomic, once it starts and goes through the
> steps as mentioned above (checkout, modify, commit, tag) how can it stop or
> be aware of, or know a/the specified revision number ahead of time? I
> really don't wanna resort to writing scripts or parsing. I would like to
> stay true to Ant w/o downloading or installing Cygwin, perl, etc. There
> must be a feature in "svn copy" to allow me to tag the repo based on my
> working copy JUST LIKE CVS.

'svn help' is your friend.

Type 'svn help copy' at the command line to see that you can easily
create a tag from your working copy. Just use the working copy path as
the SRC argument. And you can create a tag from any numbered revision,
not just HEAD.

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