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Re: checking our old revision of now moved item

From: allan juul <allan_at_muly.dk>
Date: 2007-01-18 15:55:16 CET

thanks,

funny i have always somehow seen "operative revision" and "at syntax" as
basically the same

thanks for the pointer
./allan

B. Smith-Mannschott wrote:
> On 1/18/07, allan juul <allan@muly.dk> wrote:
>> now, if someone moves that module to another location we will be unable
>> (automatically) to retrieve the original module.
>>
>> $ svn co http://path/to/some/module -r 12345
>>
>> returns "path not found"
>
> try: svn co -r12345 http://path/to/some/module@12345
>
>
> $ svn help co
>
> checkout (co): Check out a working copy from a repository.
> usage: checkout URL[@REV]... [PATH]
>
> If specified, REV determines in which revision the URL is first
> looked up.
>
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch07s03.html
>
> # [...] It's called the peg revision, and it is a revision
> # provided to Subversion for the sole purpose of identifying a
> # unique line of history. Because at most one versioned resource
> # may occupy a path at any given timeor, more precisely, in any
> # one revisionthe combination of a path and a peg revision is all
> # that is needed to refer to a specific line of history. Peg
> # revisions are specified to the Subversion command-line client
> # using at syntax, so called because the syntax involves appending
> # an "at sign" (@) and the peg revision to the end of the path
> # with which the revision is associated.
> #
> # But what of the --revision (-r) of which we've spoken so much in
> # this book? That revision (or set of revisions) is called the
> # operative revision (or operative revision range). Once a
> # particular line of history has been identified using a path and
> # peg revision, Subversion performs the requested operation using
> # the operative revision(s). [...]
>
> HTH
> // ben
>
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