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Re: svnversion weirdness with svn:externals

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-24 19:25:40 CEST

kfogel@collab.net writes:

> Current head of trunk (r15159) still has the buggy behavior:
>
> $ svn up
>
> Fetching external item into 'svntest'
> External at revision 15159.
>
> At revision 1428.
> $ svn st -q
>
> Performing status on external item at 'svntest'
> $ svnversion
> 1428:15159
> $
>
> I agree that this is a bug, or at least a suboptimal behavior. An
> acceptable solution would be to just ignore svn:externals entirely.

Done in revision r15161.

> An even better solution might be to print "E" at the end to indicate
> that externals are present in the working copy, thus:
>
> $ svnversion
> 1428E

This had that kinda rank smell associated with a floodgate, so I left
it closed.

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