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Re: svn:externals & tagging, how to combine code between teams

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2010a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 02:29:43 -0600

On Jan 29, 2010, at 22:12, Charles Chan wrote:

> The main problem we are having is with the behavior of 'svn tag' in association with externs.

Of course, there is no command "svn tag"; to make a tag or branch, you just "svn copy" the trunk.

> The current externs are referencing the HEAD -- because we would like to build the latest version regularly to ensure all modules works together. However, once a build is successful and we proceed to make a release, it would be nice if there was an easy way to automatically tag everything -- including the version used in the extern.

Yes, instead of using "svn copy" to create the tag, use the svncopy.pl script available here:

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/contrib/client-side/svncopy/
Received on 2010-01-30 09:30:26 CET

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