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Re: Bug Reporting: external folder on older revision failed if the target is deleted on head.

Author lorenznl
Full name lorenz
Date 2009-05-15 00:30:04 PDT
Message Janus Ng wrote:
>I have encountered a bug on the external repo. The external repo will
>fail if the target is deleted on head even the external is marked with
>an older revision which the target was not deleted.
>
>Strangely it fails only on the current argument format (introduced
>since subversion version 1.5). The older format works.
>[...]
>Steps to reproduce:
>Add a folder "source" to root of the repository, committed at revision
>X.
>Delete the "source" from repository.
>Add another folder "destination" to the root of the repository.
>Add a svn:externals property "-r X ^/source source" to destination
>folder.

as the source does no longer exist in head, you need to use the peg
revision syntax here (as you would need on the command line)

    "^/source@X source"


>Add a svn:externals property "source2 -r X ^/source" to destination
>folder.
>[...]

relative URLs can by used in the new syntax only
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Lorenz

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Bug Reporting: external folder on older revision failed if the target is deleted on head. phreak Janus Ng 2009-05-14 20:38:22 PDT
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