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From Costin Manolache <cos...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Labels in SVN ?
Date Sun, 20 Nov 2005 01:21:47 GMT
What I want is to be able to do "cvs diff -r my_label_before_sandbox_copy",
so I can see what changed.
I want to keep my experiments in the sandbox - instead of a branch.

Costin


On 11/19/05, Yoav Shapira <yoavs@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not an SVN expert, but I understanding is you have two options.
>
> The more basic option is to branch the directory and work in your branch,
> occassionally updating the tag label as you want.  The relevant SVN commands
> are at http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/svn-book.html#svn-ch-4-sect-4.4.2.
> This is similar to the CVS way of doing things.
>
> The other option is to use SVN properties.  This is different from the CVS way
> and it seems riskier, as there's still only one version of the file itself, but
> you have labels on any file / directories you want, and the labels themselves
> are version-controlled.
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/svn-book.html#svn-ch-7-sect-2
>
> So it kind of depends on what exactly you want to do, and specifically the
> probability that you will want your own branch as opposed to just tracking
> labels and other metadata...
>
> Yoav
>
> --- Costin Manolache <costin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Does anyone know what's the best way to put a small label in a subdir
> > ( connectors/util and
> > connectors/http11 ). I don't want to label anything else - I need this
> > to track changes for the sandbox version. Is SVN tag the same as in
> > cvs ?
> >
> > Costin
> >
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> Yoav Shapira
> System Design and Management Fellow
> MIT Sloan School of Management
> Cambridge, MA, USA
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