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RE: Tagging Policy Full & Patch Release

From: Lakshman Srilakshmanan <lakshman.srilakshmanan_at_tradingpost.com.au>
Date: 2006-02-22 07:40:05 CET

Hi Steve,

Thanks for your feedback.

svn diff URL_of_Release_1_0_0 URL_of_Release_1_0_1 -- lists all the
changes. This could serve as a work around to my requirement.

I was actually hoping
  1) to have just a list of files that changed between the two Releases
  2) extract all files that have changed.

Is either of the above possible ?

Finally, even though I can identify the difference, How do I create
(patch create command) a Patch file and Apply it to Release-1.0.0.

Thanks
Lakshman

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Williams [mailto:stevewilliams@kromestudios.com]
Sent: Tuesday, 21 February 2006 5:18 PM
To: Lakshman Srilakshmanan
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Tagging Policy Full & Patch Release

Lakshman Srilakshmanan wrote:

>Hi All,
>
>I would like to explain the tagging process I followed in CVS and would
>much appreciate an alternative approach in Subversion.
>
>When I do a full release of an application I tag the entire application
>in CVS as Release_1_0_0
>When I do a patch release of an application (ie 3 files) I tag the
>entire application in CVS Release_1_0_1 and another tag Patch_1_0_1
>containing ONLY the 3 files that will be released.
>
>The rational behind this tagging policy is that I can re-create the
>entire package based on Release_1_0_1 (if needed) and can apply only
the
>patch into production using Patch_1_0_1.
>
>In Subversion I can create a full Release tag Release_1_0_1. But I
don't
>believe I can create a Patch_1_0_1 tag as described above. Or am I
wrong
>?
>
>

Patch_1_0_1 would essentially be

svn diff URL_of_Release_1_0_0 URL_of_Release_1_0_1

This would give you a patch of the differences between the two
releases. Apply this patch to a source tree of Release_1_0_0 and you
will have an exact copy of Release_1_0_1.

-- 
Sly
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