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Re: Tags vs. labels

From: Markus KARG <markus.karg_at_quipsy.de>
Date: 2006-03-31 08:26:12 CEST

Dripple schrieb:

> Hi,
>
> I'm currently reading the SVN User Book. I found that SVN somehow has
> a "tag" feature, which is in fact a subdirectory of a project. My
> point is to manage differetn revisions of a file, directory, or mixed
> with my own named revision numbers. For exemple, instead of having
> revision nr. 123, I'd have revision nr. V1.2_0003.
>
> That's why I'd like to have labels to do it... And then develop a
> script that allows users to load a revision using labels instead of
> revision numbers...
>
> Is it possible ?
>
> Thanks for any comment.
>
> Dripple
>
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Dripple,

you don't need to write a script, you can just use svn's CLI. All you
need to create your own "label" is the svn copy command. If you want to
retrieve the "labelled" version, just use the "label"'s URL instead of
the trunk URL. You'll find examples for both in the SVN book.

Markus

Received on Fri Mar 31 08:25:53 2006

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