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RE: restartable checkouts fail at the same point every time

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-05-23 16:32:12 CEST

> From: sussman@collab.net [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> Sent: Friday, May 23, 2003 4:26 PM

> Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za> writes:
> > Yes. Restartable checkouts are not actually restartable _checkouts_.
> > You need to use "svn up" to fix a broken checkout.
> I knew this would lead to confusion. I'm going to fix this; it's at
> all obvious (nor is it documented *anywhere*) that you're supposed to
> restart a checkout with 'svn up'.
> If I can manage to commit my "checkout calls update under-the-hood"
> change, then things will work perfectly. If a runs 'svn co' on an
> interrupted checkout, it *will* run 'svn up' under the hood
> automatically. At the moment, I believe running 'svn co' a 2nd time
> simply starts over from the beginning, overwriting the working copy.

Which is actually wrong. If the destination already exists, checkout
shouldn't be overwriting anything (unless possibly, when --force'd).


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