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Re: Put a tag in the wrong place

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:14:13 -0500

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 10:42 AM, Geoffrey Myers
<lists_at_serioustechnology.com> wrote:
>>> I created a tag in my branches directory, can I simply move it to the
>>> tags
>>> directory?  My google foo was not successful.
>> Yes. Subversion preserves history through copies&  moves.
> Thanks, I thought as much, but wanted to get a warm and fuzzy feeling about
> it first.

You can copy the tag to the right place and delete it (or do a move
which does both). However, the copy will still appear in the wrong
place at the revision where it was committed since the repository
maintains the history. This is rarely a problem since subversion
handles copies efficiently.

  Les Mikesell
Received on 2012-04-25 23:14:46 CEST

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