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Re: Export behaving badly

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2005-10-21 19:43:35 CEST

On 2005-10-18 13:55:07 -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> Incidentally, earlier you said that the "export as copy" mental model is
> pointless for files because users can "svn cat file-url > file". (Does
> that mean that cp is pointless for files?) I'll note that such an
> approach does not obey the svn:executable property.

Yes, and not only that: "svn export" has a --native-eol option,
but not "svn cat". Also, "svn export" preserves the timestamp,
but not "svn cat ... > file". They also behave differently when
the file is a symbolic link.

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