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Re: tagging subset

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-02-06 18:01:36 CET

Jérôme Besnard <jerome.besnard@gmail.com> writes:
> First post to the list, so I apologize in advance :-)
>
> My question is that I need to be able to tag a subset a my repository
> as a release, and possibly switch back to this subset. This should be
> quite easy, and the subversion book gives some hints, but I remain
> quite not sure of the "subversion way" of doing this.
>
> First let me describe the organisation of the code. We have one
> repository, containing all our developments in the trunk. Then we
> create, inside the trunk again, a "product" that only use a small
> subset of the library. After compilation, we are of course able to
> track the subset, and we know exactly what is used by the "binary"
> product.
> I'd like then to create a tag (let's say realase1.0 as usual) on this
> subset, and come back to that subset for modifications or bug
> issues...
>
> The confusion is that it seems like I have to add the whole repository
> as a tag (which is not such a big issue since it is cheap copies), but
> then I am confused as how you get back to the subset.... The other way
> around, selecting only the subset in the tag, seems to be better, but
> when switching back, what will happen to the files not in the tag ?
>
> I am setting up some tests here for this issue, but any insight from
> the list would be invaluable :-)

I think you'll need to diagram this out, with real path names, for us
to understand what you're trying to do. What is "the library", for
example?

-Karl

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