Tagging checkouts of Subversion repositories

Russel Winder russel.winder at concertant.com
Tue Apr 15 06:32:51 BST 2008

This is almost certainly a newbie question but . . .

I just tried tagging a branch that is a heavyweight checkout of a
Subversion repository:

|> bzr tag release_1.1.2
bzr: ERROR: Tags not supported by SvnBranch('svn
+https://svn.codehaus.org/gant/gant/branches/1_1_X'); you may be able to
use bzr upgrade --dirstate-tags.

The pack format of the branch is though the latest possible for bzr 1.3
which is what I am using:

|> bzr check
checked branch
format Bazaar Branch Format 6 (bzr
checked repository <bzrlib.transport.local.LocalTransport
format <RepositoryFormatKnitPack4>
   302 revisions
   309 file-ids
   866 unique file texts
 19815 repeated file texts
     0 unreferenced text versions

This branch is being held in a shared repository but I doubt that is the

I am not sure this is a bug but if it is I will enter a bug report.


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