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RE: Re: [DESIGN] Aliases? (Was: RE: Re: I, too, miss tags.)

From: Méresse Christophe <christophe.meresse_at_nagra.com>
Date: 2006-02-24 17:23:30 CET

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gale, David [mailto:David.Gale@Hypertherm.com]
> >>> svn alias [-force] [-r 21134] NEW_LABEL [path-to-repos]
> >>
> >> I like this idea.
> >
> > Could we use this instead:
> >
> > svn propset label --revprop -r 21134 "NEW_LABEL" [path-to-repos]
> >
> > This could also be used to set a particular status:
> >
> > svn propset status --revprop -r 21134 the_status [path-to-repos]
> >
> > where the_status is for instance: tested, accepted,
> rejected, smurfed
> > or anything you need...
> >
> > Regards,
> > Christophe
>
> I'm not sure what that buys us. Revision properties (which
> aren't modifiable by default) don't give the behavior I
> proposed (you couldn't use the labels as -r arguments); and,
> as far as I'm aware, there's no easy way to list them, so
> finding a revision with a specific label property would be a
> challenge. Why would this be a good alternative to my proposal?

Yes, you're right.
That was just an alternative tentative because "svn propset" is existing yet, whereas "svn alias" is not (As far as I know)

I've a good experience with conf. mgt. tools but I'm quite new to subversion, so my ideas with it may appear strange... :)

Regards,
Christophe

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