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Re: Export behavior (was Re: [PATCH] svn export needs tests (issue 506))

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2003-11-10 03:39:27 CET

On Sunday 09 November 2003 14:49, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2003, at 2:46 PM, John Szakmeister wrote:
> > The strange part is that it uses the working text and the base props.
> > If it
> > did was entirely one way or the other (either base text/props or
> > working
> > text/props), I'd say it wasn't an issue. But the fact that it's
> > mixed, makes
> > me want to treat this like a bug.
>
> Yeah, it's a bug.

I agree. I'll take a look at it next week after I get back from the DDK
conference. If it isn't too complicated, I'll take care of it. If it turns
out to be more work than I can handle, I'll file an issue for it. I don't
think that's going to be the case though.

>
> > I'm not sure I understand the working copy thing either, or than you
> > can avoid
> > having to touch the server again to generate a clean base from which to
> > package your product.
>
> The one real use case I've heard is for testing something where the end
> result of your build can't have .svn directories in it, like a package
> building system (I think the debian package build was the example I'd
> heard). If there are .svn directories in there, some tool complains
> about it, so you export from your working copy to a clean tree and test
> it there. That way you can test your changes before committing them.

Yeah, I can see how that'd be useful.

-John

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