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Re: Is label support in future release?

From: Tim Hill <drtimhill_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-11-14 18:10:57 CET

Agreed ... but you won't get the svn devs to agree.

--Tim

On Nov 14, 2006, at 3:30 AM, Phyrefly wrote:

> 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=d
>> ev&selectedPage=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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