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From: Daniel Wallin (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-14 09:44:36

Beman Dawes wrote:
> Under CVS, we tagged files in the trunk "merged_to_RC_1_34_0" at the
> time of branching for release, and then updated the location of that tag
> if a later version of the file got merged into the release branch.
> This allows library maintainers to know what has been merged and what
> hasn't.
> What should the procedure be for Subversion?
> Does Subversion have an equivalent to updating the location of a tag for
> a subset of files? Or is tagging completely the wrong approach for
> Subversion?
> Should we be using instead and letting its merge tracking
> handle the need to keep track of what has been merged and what hasn't?

Yes, I think this is the best solution until 1.5 comes along.

Daniel Wallin
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