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RE: possible bug

From: Dale Worley <dworley_at_pingtel.com>
Date: 2005-06-27 21:44:05 CEST

> From: Andy Cutright [mailto:Andy.Cutright@borland.com]
> if we regard the timestamp as the point at which the repository was in
> the old state, what's the point of the timestamp?

Uh, the point is so that the person looking at the "svn log" listing can
tell when the change was made.

Perhaps time-based -r values can't be used "with precision", but if you want
to obtain a precise revision, you wouldn't use them anyway. Time-based -r
values are so you can "retrieve the codebase as it was on 15 May". In cases
like that, if you really want precision, you "svn checkout -r{2005-05-15}"
and then look at the output (or "svn info") to determine which rev number
you got.


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Received on Mon Jun 27 21:47:55 2005

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