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Re: Two newbie questions?

From: leon <sdl.web_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-10 03:35:42 CET

"Gale, David" <David.Gale@Hypertherm.com> writes:

 | leon wrote:
 | > Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> writes:
 | >
 | > | On 12/9/05, leon <sdl.web@gmail.com> wrote:
 | > | > 1. How can I make revision number goes like the linux kernel?
 | > |
 | > | You mean Epoch.Major.Minor? svn doesn't do this. It simply marks
 | > | each revision as "one more" than the previous. If you want to have
 | > | builds using a Linux version number scheme, use tags to create a
 | > | branch with the name set to the version number you want.
 | >
 | > Then how could one tell if it's major or minor changes?
 |
 | How would you expect a piece of software to figure out if something is a
 | major or a minor change?
 |
 | Generally, "major" changes are made up of many small, "minor" changes.
 | If you commit after each "minor" change, and create a tag after each
 | "major" change, you'll have exactly the distinction you want.
 |
 | Or you could just write good log messages.
 |
 | -David

I'm just getting myself used to the concept of subversion. Apparently
'tag' is one of them. Thanks.

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