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Re: Subversion tagging

From: Steve Bakke <steven.bakke_at_amd.com>
Date: 2007-01-22 23:34:21 CET

Maybe the big implementation issue is that properties are per-file, but it
would be difficult to implement status tagging in subversion on anything but
a directory basis. What if we could have versioned properties on
directories with a decent query mechanism? This would serve the purpose.

-Steve

On 1/22/07 5:30 PM, "Byron Brummer" <byron.brummer@livenation.com> wrote:

> Daniel Noll wrote:
>> Martins Kemme wrote:
>>> Ok, my point is that adding "tag" functionality will not make
>>> subversion dirty, but will make it better, more supporting various
>>> configuration management processes.
>>
>> Actually the revision number in subversion is the revision number of the
>> repository, so even assuming that you had this "tag" feature, the
>> revision number of the repository would need to increase when you tagged
>> a file, since it represents a change in the repository. :-)
>
> That's why they are called unversioned properties; because they
> *don't* cause the repository revision to change. This feature
> exists now in SubVersion (automatically with author, comment,
> mod date, etc, but you can set your own). What isn't in
> SVN currently is a sane way to make much use of this information.
> You can't report selected on it and you can't update/check out
> to it.
>
> -Byron
>
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