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Re: Simple tag question

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2008 00:27:55 -0500

On Aug 29, 2008, at 10:25 AM, David Aldrich wrote:

> My SVN project contains a fairly large amount of software and
> documentation. There is one subfolder that I must share as a zip
> file with a collaborator. I will give the zip file a release
> number. I want to make a tag to show what is in that release.
> I am pondering whether to tag the whole project or just the
> subfolder. If I choose to just tag the subfolder, I need to decide
> whether or not to preserve its entire path, i.e. should the tag
> path be:
> tags/REL_1/MySubfolder
> or
> tags/REL_1/source/SomeFolder/MySubfolder
> What would be best practice in this situation?

I suppose it's up to you. If might be clearer where it came from if
you did preserve the original path.

> Also, should I create the tags/REL_1 folder and commit it before
> making the tag or does SVN take care of that for me when making the
> copy?

Subversion will not create the intermediate directories for you,
unless you use the "--parents" flag to svn cp, which is available as
of svn 1.5.0.

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Received on 2008-09-01 07:28:21 CEST

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