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Re: how to see which "tags" have been applied to a revision of a file on the trunk

From: Bradley Wagner <bradley.wagner_at_hannonhill.com>
Date: 2006-10-28 18:16:58 CEST

Actually, Subclispe (Eclipse plugin for SVN) is designed to track some
of this information, but because people generally tag from branches
rather than trunk, even this tag metadata ends up in the branch copy of
the file.

Dmitri Colebatch wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm in the process of evaluating subversion, and so far am very happy
> with what I see. I've setup a repostiory using the cvs2svn script
> which worked very well. I've been able to answer just about all my
> questions through reading the various documentation sources but have
> one outstanding question.
> If I receive a bug report from the field, and I am browsing the source
> based on the stack trace, I will typically be on the trunk but would
> like an easy way of knowing if the particular file I'm looking at has
> changed since the tag in question. In CVS what I would do here is a
> cvs log [filename] and I can see which tags have been applied to which
> versions. However, because svn copies files, rather than tags them, I
> don't see any way I can see what tags have been applied to a file (ie
> where a file has been copied to). I also want to do this sort of
> thing when making a new tag to check what has changed since the last
> released version - in this case I'm typically interested in a whole
> directory rather than just one file (here cvs diff -r [tag] is what I
> use).
> I assume other people out there have encountered this scenario as well
> and am interested to hear how they have handled it. As I understand
> it this is one of the drawbacks of copying (with history) rather than
> purely tagging. Any opinions/suggestions would be appreciated.
> cheers
> dim

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