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From "Noel J. Bergman" <>
Subject RE: AW: Rushing too fast for SVN? was...Re: [VOTE] Switch to SVN
Date Tue, 01 Jun 2004 05:53:03 GMT
Henri Yandell wrote:

> The only -ve I've found with SVN so far is the tagging. It works well
> when I want to tag a directory, but not when I want to tag a directory
> and a few files in the parent directory.

> This would be a common thing to do when the build system inherits a
> file from higher up, either with Ant or with Maven.

By convention, you put the Trunk, Tags, Branches, directory structure where
you have a separately versioned/releasable package.  Within that, you don't
tag a directory or file; you tag the entire structure, e.g., a copy from

Can you give an illustration of the problem you perceive?

	--- Noel

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