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Re: svnversion weirdness with svn:externals

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-04 16:01:25 CET

"Steven Brown" <swbrown@ucsd.edu> writes:

> Hello, I recently moved to 0.32.1 from 0.27, and now 'svnversion .' in a
> working copy that has a svn:externals directory pulled in reports the
> version of the external and the version of the working copy like a mixed
> copy, e.g., '106:429'. It used to ignore the external and report '429'.
> This new behavior seems horribly wrong, and I assume is a bug.

It's a bug. svnversion uses svn_client_status() under-the-hood, and
in the newer Subversion, the status operation has learned about
svn:externals. For svnversion to work correctly, svn_client_status()
should take a boolean flag for including/ignoring svn:externals (which
is set to "ignore" when called by svnversion).

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