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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <go...@ectoplasm.org>
Subject Re: SVN release methodology : svn copy
Date Sat, 11 Dec 2004 20:01:50 GMT
Joe Orton wrote:
> [...]
>  
> I think it's OK, but since you had a mixed revision working copy it 
> looks a little strange: you had:
> 
>   . => last "svn update" at r111612
>   Makefile.PL, RELEASE => committed changes in r111613
>   Changes => committed changes in r111614
> 
> and so when you copied the WC to the tag, that's exactly what SVN
> copied.  If you had run "svn update" first, it would all have been
> copied from the same revision, r111614 (or whatever).

I understand that, but I assumed that if I checkin a file it would also
update my current WC.

> But the normal procedure for tagging is to copy from URL to URL, which
> avoids this and is faster:
> 
> svn copy https://svn.apache.org/.../trunk \ 
> 	https://svn.apache.org/.../tags/1.17
> 
> (optionally with an -r to peg at specific revision, I guess)

Yes, that's probably what we will have to end up doing in the future.

Thanks!

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