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RE: Re: Is label support in future release?

From: Thompson, Graeme (AELE) <Graeme.Thompson_at_smiths-aerospace.com>
Date: 2006-11-14 12:42:12 CET

Why not simply record the revision number? All this is is a non user
friendly "Label", the datestamp is just making you do an extra
unnecessary step to find the revision number!

Graeme
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phyrefly [mailto:phyrefly.phyre@gmail.com]
> Sent: 14 November 2006 11:30
> To: Tim Hill
> Cc: Tim Liu; users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Is label support in future release?
>
> I agree, tags provide all the needed features, but they're far too
> complex (and expensive in terms of ease-of-use if nothing else) to be
> used as labels. I would like to be able to label my repo at the point
> I do a release, but I have no intention of treating it as a branch,
> just a convenient way of getting that code back. Currently I'm using
> the datestamp on my release log as a means of doing an export of a
> particular point in the repo's history.
>
> It's the one feature missing from SVN as far as I'm concerned.
>
> Richard.
>
> On 14/11/06, Tim Hill <drtimhill@comcast.net> wrote:
> > If by "label" you mean some sort of name tag for a rev#,
> then you're out of
> > luck -- it's been debated here several times and met with
> strong resistance
> > by the svn developers, who feel that tags provide all the
> needed features.
> >
> > --Tim
> >
> >
> > On Nov 9, 2006, at 4:05 PM, Tim Liu wrote:
> > Folks,
> >
> > I have seen dev forum talk about label support:
> >
> >
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/BrowseList?windowSize=50
> &by=thread&from=180403&to=180403&count=23&first=1&list=dev&sel
ectedPage=1
> >
> > I don't see it in roadmap:
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/roadmap.html#release-planning
> >
> > Is it still in plan for future release?
> >
> > thx
> >
> > Tim
> >
> >
> >
>
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