[wp-hackers] SVN: /branches/stable/

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Fri Sep 29 09:12:25 GMT 2006

Mark Jaquith wrote:
> On Sep 29, 2006, at 1:12 AM, Ryan Boren wrote:
>> That's more of a tag than a branch.  Can't you just "svn switch" to 
>> the 2.0.5 tag when it comes out?
> Tags are supposed to be frozen... snapshots in time.  Basically a 
> revision number given a name.

Exactly. :-)

> I could svn switch to the 2.0.5 tag when it comes out, but that requires 
> manual intervention... not as simple as setting a cron job to svn up to 
> /branches/stable/

svn copying to the same branch over-and-over doesn't work that well 
because moves and deletes are not accounted for.  We might be able to 
svn merge but that can get messy.


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