[Rt-devel] Relabeling subversion branches

Max Bowsher maxb at ukf.net
Fri Jul 2 03:35:44 EDT 2004

Matt Disney wrote:
> Max Bowsher said:
>> Ruslan U. Zakirov wrote:
>>> /RT/testing - floating tag, always point on last revision in testing
>>> branch(3.2.HEAD)
>> Cannot be done. This isn't a floating tag, it's an alias for a branch.
>> Subversion does not support aliases for branches.
> But it could be a copy, right? You would just have the overhead of
> creating the copy each time you roll a release. Not as good as an alias,
> granted, but AFAIK it could be done that way. So, like a manual floating
> tag I suppose. :-)

Look carefully. I didn't say the per-release 'floating tag' was impossible.
I said the 'always point to last revision' one was impossible. Which it is, 
unless you retag in *EVERY SINGLE COMMIT*. Which really would be ridiculous.


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