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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Preprocessor - CHECKPOINT
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 18:01:52 GMT

Sian January wrote:
> On 02/11/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>> Sian January wrote:
>> > I believe that in CVS when you make a branch there's nothing in it to
>> > begin with, so if you check out code from the branch it looks the same
>> > as code in head.  Then if a change is made in a file in head and that
>> > file hasn't been changed in the branch that change is reflected in the
>> > branch.  My understanding is that SVN is based on CVS so I think it
>> > should work the same way.
>> Nope.
>> There is really no such thing as a branch or tag in SVN.  It's just a
>> copy.  I think it's the feature I miss most from CVS.
> That's very unfortunate.  I had assumed that SVN was a superset of CVS as
> it's more recent, but obviously I was wrong :-(

it's a shame.  I really, really miss that feature.


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