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Re: I, too, miss tags.

From: Brad <brasstilde_at_insightbb.com>
Date: 2006-02-24 14:40:37 CET

>> I, personally, would love to write:

>> svn export -r PAPER_I_HAVE_SENT_TO_THE_EDITOR_ON_2005.11.11 svn
>> +ssh://repo/

>> instead of

>> svn export -r 256489 svn+ssh://repo/

> Remember, revision (or CVS-like tag, if you insist) isn't enough; you
> must have both that and a path in the repository, else you'd get the
> entire repository, which you probably don't want.

Well, I think that's part of what the original poster is asking for,

A symbolic name that points to both a path and a revision within the
repository. That way, he can reference a tag, and not have to mess with
a possibly hard to remember revision number and potentially unweildy
path string.

I can see the utility of that sort of thing, though I personally *don't*
miss CVS/VSS style tags, having never used either of those products to
any great extent. :-)

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