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Re: Change of functionality in svn_client_checkout call

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-06 18:58:58 CET

On Jan 6, 2005, at 11:48 AM, Greg Hudson wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 12:39, Patrick Mayweg wrote:
>>> So, this is a desired change in that it reflects the new behavior of
>>> "svn co -r2 <repos-url>/A/D". Of course, since svn_client_checkout()
>>> has no peg-rev parameter, it loses the functionality corresponding to
>>> the new "svn co <repos-url>/A/D@2".
> (I should have written 1 where I wrote 2 here, sorry.)
>> What I do is equivalent to svn co -r1 <repos-url>/A/D where /A/D was
>> deleted in revision 2. With svn 1.1.* you can checkout this path. With
>> the current trunk you cannot check that out, because
>> svn_client_checkout
>> looks for the /A/D in the HEAD revision. I think svn 1.1.* looked for
>> /A/D in revision 1.
> I understand. On trunk, we have expanded the new peg-rev support to
> cover all of the commands, whereas in 1.1 we only introduced it for a
> subset of them, such as diff.

I swear I'm going to document the peg-rev stuff in the book this
weekend! It's one thing to subtley change behaviors; it's dangerous
to do it with no documentation.

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