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Re: Is label support in future release?

From: Phyrefly <phyrefly.phyre_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-21 00:36:11 CET

I repeat: scan the thread's history for repeated answers to this question.

On 20/11/06, Nikki Locke <info@trumphurst.com> wrote:
> Phyrefly wrote:
> > > I speak from a position of some ignorance here, but which subversion
> > > commands will accept a revision number (or, in the proposal, a label) but
> > > will NOT accept a tag in the same place in the command line, to mean the
> > > same thing?
> >
> > Please scan the thread's history for the explanation of complexity for
> > non-technical users who get used to changing one parameter and now
> > have to change another to something completely unrelated.
> >
> > (and I think the answer to your question is: all of them. A tag is
> > not a revision, so -r[URL] will never work)
>
> I have been following this thread since it started. But my question
> was completely wrong. I'll try to rephrase it...
>
> What commands can you do with a label/revision no (using -r<label>)
> that you can't do with a tag (using the tag url)?
>
> If there are none, then it comes down to saying "My users are used
> to the CVS command line, and can't cope with doing things a slightly
> different way". If it does come down to that, then your case is very
> weak.
>
> But I suspect there are things you just can't do with a tag - I just
> want to know what they are.
>
> --
> Nikki Locke, Trumphurst Ltd. PC & Unix consultancy & programming
> http://www.trumphurst.com/
>
>
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