[Lazarus] revision numbers of each SVN tag?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Apr 14 16:29:20 CEST 2009

On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Vincent Snijders
> <vsnijders at vodafonevast.nl> wrote:
> >
> > I am abusing the tool, because it is a tool after all, not a law. Sorry to confuse
> > you with it, but I never realized you would get into trouble with git. svn export
> > and svn co of that tag works exactly the same after the release announcement (all
> > the release builders were notified in private).
> It's not that Git doesn't cope with it, it's just something unexpected
> even for a svn user. I would never consider doing a 'svn up' after I
> do a 'svn co' on a tag.  As a long time svn user I always understood a
> tag as a single point in time with no modifications after it has been
> created. So if I did a 'svn co' before you did the merge to that tag,
> then if I spoke of tag 0.9.26 (expecting it not to change) if would be
> different to your tag 0.9.26.  Hence my concern about the odd usage of
> tags.

Even in CVS - the mother of all revision systems - a tag could be moved,
so there also it could be that you had to do a cvs up on a tag.

Although it is rare that a tagged version changes, it can happen.


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