Updating tags (that already exist)

Asked by Javier Collado on 2009-05-28

Hello,

When working with a branch in which a tags is already defined, if an attempt to create the very same tag is made, the following error is returned:
bzr: ERROR: Tag <tag_name> already exists.

On the other hand, if the '--force' option is used, the tags is updated and the message that is displayed in the standard output is:
Created tag <tag_name>.

Isn't this a little misleading? I would personally prefer to get back the following message:
Updated tag <tag_name>.

Best regards,
    Javier

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Martin Pool
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2009-06-04
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2009-06-04
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2009-05-28
Best Martin Pool (mbp) said : #1

Yes, that would be good. See bug 381203

Thanks Martin Pool, that solved my question.