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tags on single files

From: Rob van Riel <rob.van.riel_at_chess.nl>
Date: 2007-03-08 17:25:44 CET

I wrote:
> Subject: tags on silge files

Not checking spelling on the subject line.... I'm such an idiot..

I hope this subject looks a bit less silly.


Rob van Riel wrote:
> The tagging/branching mechanism in Subversion appears to be designed
> with complete repositories, or at least large chunks thereof, in mind.
> Mostly, this is a good idea, but in some cases, I'd really like to be
> able to tag a single file, and have to ability to retrieve that
> particular file based on the tag.
> Consider this example:
> somewhere in the repository is a directory 'documents' which contains
> just that. These documents will, entirely independant of each other,
> progress through various revisions. For obvious reasons, retrieving
> specific revisions of these documents is a needed option.
> How would one do this in Subversion? Putting a descriptive tag on the
> entire directory is not feasable. Putting each document in it's own
> subdirectory and tagging those is not nice either.
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> Rob

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