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RE: Re: Subversion svn client doesn't show branch when checking in

From: Gale, David <David.Gale_at_Hypertherm.com>
Date: 2006-03-01 18:09:56 CET

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Mar 1, 2006, at 15:10, Andrew Haley wrote:
>
>> When I do a commit, svn doesn't tell me which branch I'm committing
>> to. So, when I check in the log, I have no way to know which files
>> I'm about to overwrite. This is a regression from CVS, which does
>> tell me which branch I'm committing to.
>
> Subversion does branching completely differently than CVS. Have you
> read the book? A branch in Subversion is absolutely nothing more than
> a plain directory. Whatever directory you checked out from (or
> subsequently switched to) is the one you're committing to.

So, wouldn't it still be nice for svn to let you know which directory
(and repository) it's going to commit to? Might help prevent people
who've checked out a tag & forgotten to switch to a branch, for
instance...

-David

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