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Re: Source of my trunk

From: Andreas Schweigstill <andreas_at_schweigstill.de>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 14:46:18 +0100


Kota, Sreenivasa ShravanaKumar schrieb:
> But, svn info shows that the working copy is a trunk. Ideally, it should show branch.

Subversion doesn't have a concept of tags or branches like CVS has.
The distinction between a trunk, tag or branch is made by naming
conventions of repository paths.

In order to find out that you are on a branch you could use
"svn log --stop-on-copy". The first log entry should indicate
if you have a newly created file/directory, a "normal" copy or
a branching/tagging operations, when your users create usefull
commit messages. But be carefull: when someone does a copy operation
on a branch, --stop-on-copy will terminate at this operation and
hide the real branching.

With best regards
Andreas Schweigstill

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