[Zodb-checkins] Re: SVN: Ovulation.

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Wed Mar 29 10:19:57 EST 2006

On Mar 29, 2006, at 2:55 AM, Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:

> Chris McDonough wrote:
>> I copied the file revisions into the sandbox in order to not have  
>> this
>> happen.
>> But I'm clearly incapable of understanding just HTF to use SVN  
>> apparently.
>> Why does it say I'm adding the file to the tag?  And what does "U"  
>> mean?
> That the file was changed.
>> I'm sure I've totally fucked things.  Dammit.
>> Why does Subversion let you commit back to a tag?
> Because tags are just directory copies, like a branch.

That was a rhetorical question.

> I wish svn was able to give revision numbers human readable aliases.
> Then tagging would really mean selecting a particular revision and
> aliasing it with a name. No copy involved and no potential mess ups  
> like
> this.

I still don't understand why it committed back to the tag.  I did an  
"svn copy" to a sandbox, checked it out, and committed changes only  
back to the sandbox.  Isn't a copy a copy?

- C

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