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Re: Question about performance and space

From: San Martino <sanmrtn96_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 19:20:00 +0100

2010/11/12 Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>:
> In any case, as I tried to point out earlier and others have repeated, it
> doesn't matter if you copy to tags or not.  The purpose of the tag is just
> to give you a human-friendly name that you can use for documentation or
> steps in your process.  Even without explicit tags, every commit is atomic
> and increases the global repository revision number.  You can recall the
> state of all or any part of the repository at any revision by including the
> '-r rev' option in your checkout or update command.  In some other version
> control systems you have to assign tags to hold groups of files together,
> but in subversion you get the natural grouping of directories with the
> global revision number holding the state after every change.  Copying to
> tags just gives you a different name for it.  If you are doing something to
> test after each commit, you can just use the revision number and if you tag
> at all, only do it for versions that you have some reason to recall for some
> other purpose later.
> And by the way, if you can automate your testing, you might like Hudson to
> run the jobs for you.  You can set it up to poll subversion for changes
> frequently and run jobs (even on different machines) when they happen.
> http://hudson-ci.org/

Many thanks !
Received on 2010-11-12 19:20:41 CET

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