Re: I, too, miss tags.
From: Saulius Grazulis <grazulis_at_akl.lt>
Date: 2006-02-25 10:25:30 CET
On Saturday 25 February 2006 17:00, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> It doesn't say anything about how you construct your working copies, but
My understanding of Subversion is that each repo keeps history track of one
> The way you've chosen to use it makes it impossible for you to have
No, I can happily have multiple branches.
As it happens, I keep all modules (i.e. related sets of source files) in
Again, I have already mentioned that I love Subversions branches. And if
> I think they'd save you a little bit of trouble, but they'd cause more
If we assume such setting then the people would happily (try to) commit to a
Even worse, they will try to commit to tags as well. Thats one of the reasons
> People make mistakes, and svn is a good tool for
No tool will ever stop people from doing wrong things, and I do not see why
> You want to force the
Well, my understanding of (Sub-)versioning process is following:
a) Subversion keeps track of the whole filesystem tree in a repository.
b) Each history point in the life of the tree is marked by a sequential
c) Revision numbers, and only they, allow me to move "back in time", restore
d) What is inside the tree, is a matter of the make workflow, layout of the
=> e) to mark some state of the project tree which I will want to recall
Tags-as-copies: break d); make c) more difficult; complicate e) since now a
Tags-as-revision-names would solve all the above issues in a simple (and
Note that trunk/branch/main/release/tag layout can happily be used with the
Just my thoughts,
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