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Re: Fixing Errors Withing a New Version

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-10-18 20:18:11 CEST

On Oct 18, 2005, at 17:24, Gale, David wrote:

> Sounds like you've got the wrong idea of a "version". The meaning of
> "version" as far as subversion (and CVS, and all other version control
> systems) is "any time a file has changed", while you seem to be
> thinking
> of it as "program version". A program's files will go through many
> versions between releases; thus, there will not be a one-to-one
> mapping
> from the one sort of "version" to the other.
> The standard attempt at clarifying this is to call the "program
> versions" tags or releases, instead of versions.

And further, in Subversion, when you commit changes, the number that
increases is called the repository's "revision" (not "version").

Another way to look at the revision number is that it represents the
number of changes that have been made in the repository.

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