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Re: Simple Label=RevisionID Discussion

From: Mark Clements <gmane_at_kennel17.co.uk>
Date: 2006-11-24 15:12:25 CET

"Tim Hill" <drtimhill@comcast.net> wrote in message
news:CD54170C-0194-43D9-A86D-B1BF743B0762@comcast.net...
>
> On Nov 22, 2006, at 12:49 AM, Robert Graf-Waczenski wrote:
>
> In fact, I think the answer is that you *can* have the same label
> reused multiple times. The default behavior should then be for
> Subversion commands to use the _newest_ instance of that label when
> it is specified in the --revision switch. This allows a newer re-use
> of the same label to "shadow" the earlier use. If you want to get the
> earlier label, you simply use a peg revision to get to the earlier
> part of the tree.
>
> Note that this also solves the mutable problem: labels can be re-used
> without needing to be mutable. Also, if you allow multiple labels per
> rev#, then I think there is _never_ a need to delete a label from a
> rev#.
>

Except to correct a mistake...

- Mark Clements

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