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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-25359

old svn tags get deleted / please give option to prevent deletion of old svn tags

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Critical
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Component/s: svn-tag-plugin
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    • Environment:
      Jenkins 1.565.3
      Tomcat 7.0.54, amd64
      Oracle JRE 1.7.0u71, amd64
      Debian GNU/Linux, amd64, de_DE.UTF-8
      SVN Tag Plugin 1.17

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      When a build was successfull and there was already a matching svn tag, the previous tag gets deleted.

      That should not happen, as this massively breaks traceability of releases.

      When talking about a "tested, quality approved release 2.2" , nobody knows if "the old 2.2" or "the new 2.2" was working as specified in quality assurance, while the other did not.

      Therefore a global option to prevent removal of svn tags would be really appreciated.

      In case there a situations where deletion of old svn tags is desired, there could also a be job-based override option for this, but an option to prevent those tag deletions by accident really would help maintaining traceability of release versions.

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            • Assignee:
              vrenjith Renjith Pillai
              Reporter:
              tcb_xy Tim-Christian Bloss
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