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Re: svn update -N

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-22 19:34:27 CEST

Mickael Marchand <marchand@kde.org> writes:
> and like I said a few days ago, the -N thingy _breaks_ svn:externals.
> (but nobody cares apparently...)

"Not have time to fix, given other priorities" is not quite the same
thing as "no one cares", although I admit the results are
indistinguishable.

-Karl

> kfogel@collab.net a écrit :
> > Graham Leggett <minfrin@sharp.fm> writes:
> >
> >>I have a repository with many branches, and I would like to check out
> >>the "root" of the repository so that I can make some structural
> >>changes. What I definitely don't want to do is check out the whole
> >>repository.
> >>
> >>Having gone through the --help and the manual, svn update -N should in
> >>theory be what I need to update all files in a particular directory -
> >>but not recurse into subdirectories.
> >
> >
> > Frankly, the -N support is a bit shaky.
> >
> > You should rather do this via URL operations. If you want to get it
> > all done in one commit, see Philip Martin's MUCC client, checked into
> > the Subversion tree at:
> >
> > contrib/client-side/mucc.c
> > contrib/client-side/mucc-test.sh
> >
> > "MUCC" stands for "Multiple URL Command Client".
> >
> > -Karl
> >
> >
> >>In this case however, svn update -N is doing nothing at all. No files
> >>appear in the current directory when I know there are files in that
> >>directory in the repository.
> >>
> >>[root@fosvn01 fo]# ls -al
> >>total 6
> >>drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 1024 Apr 22 12:27 .
> >>drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 1024 Apr 22 12:27 ..
> >>drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 1024 Apr 22 12:27 .svn
> >>[root@fosvn01 fo]# svn update -N
> >>At revision 536.
> >>[root@fosvn01 fo]# ls -al
> >>total 6
> >>drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 1024 Apr 22 12:27 .
> >>drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 1024 Apr 22 12:27 ..
> >>drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 1024 Apr 22 12:30 .svn
> >>
> >>Is this a known bug?
> >>
> >>I am using subversion v1.1.3.
> >>
> >>Regards,
> >>Graham
> >>--
> >
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