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Re: Using moving tags

From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: Using moving tags
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 23:49:33 +0000 (UTC)
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Yamuna Ramasubramaniyan <address@hidden> wrote:
> I have a question about using moving tags.  You tag
> the repository with LAST_GOOD today.  Someone removes
> a file.  This file still contains the LAST_GOOD tag. 
> The next person checking out the module with the
> LAST_GOOD tag will get this deleted file.  Do you use
> a commitinfo trigger to remove the moving tag from the
> deleted file?  Are there any other ways to handle this
> case?

D'oh.  I hadn't thought of that.  Maybe the tag mover could look
for files that are 1) dead on the trunk, 2) not added on a branch,
3) still have the tag;  and then remove the tag from those files.
Not so easy to do from a sandbox from which the file has been

Well, it wasn't my requirement so I'm still ok ;-)

pa at panix dot com

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