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RE: Re: tagging subset

From: Gale, David <David.Gale_at_Hypertherm.com>
Date: 2006-02-07 15:47:13 CET

Jrme Besnard wrote:
> John,
>
> I agree that tagging will be instantaneous. The issue is more with the
> retrivial of the tag. Since I tag everything, getting back to the
> tagged version will require to go back on ALL files (modified) which
> will not be fast since the network is not...
> Plus the fact that I do not want this since I know exactly which files
> are part of the release, and I may be working on other projects which
> are "more advanced" (meaning I want to keep the HEAD version).
>
> The simplest solution would be to separate each project into different
> repositories, but those project share some code, and tagging across
> SVN repositories is not possible.
>
> So if I agree that tagging the whole repository is easy, I want to be
> able to automatically switch to a subset of the repository, on demand
> (no IBM buzz here :-) )

And svn switch should enable you to do just that, unless I'm missing something. The nice thing about svn switch is that it only transfers the differences between your current working copy and the one you want to switch to; I'm not sure how you can get less network access than that (without hosting the repository on your machine, obviously).

-David

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