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Re: history of the tags (was: hitory of the tags)

From: Mike Sutton
Subject: Re: history of the tags (was: hitory of the tags)
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2000 11:47:55 -0500
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On 12/04/00 14:55:21, Youngman, James wrote:
> > > I would ideally like also to be able to restict how tags can be used
> > > (e.g. tags of a certain format can be used only in a certain way -- in
> > > my case, only on the top-level module and not directly on the modules
> > > it includes).
> > 
> > Restricting and verifing tags is what the purpose of taginfo is.   So
> > you second argument contridicts your first.  taginfo can verify your
> > tags and log them.
> > 
> > 
> From the description of taginfo in the manual it would appear that you get a
> separate invocation of the script for each recursed subdirectory.  Hence
> taginfo can't enforce the "only on the top-level module" constraint I
> mentioned above, as far as I can tell.

Sure you can.  taginfo gets the full repository directory.  When the
top directory is processed it can save a tempfile that the subsequent
calls look for.  Look at the log_accum script that comes with CVS.

What is really missing is a post tag trigger.


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