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Re: updating externals, possible bug

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-06-08 19:03:28 CEST

I can reproduce this, too. It's not necessarily tied to the use of multiple
repositories. See the attached recipe shell script.

Stefan K√ľng wrote:
> Hi,
> I've noticed this problem two days ago, but I waited until I had time to
> compile from HEAD and reproduce the problem. I've now updated to
> revision 25335, and the problem is still there:
> create the following working copy structure:
> wc
> folder1
> ext
> ext\folder-included-with-svn:externals
> ext\folder-included-with-svn:externals\subfolder1
> ext\folder-included-with-svn:externals\subfolder2
> Assume the external folder points to another repository at tags/1.0.0.
> Now, change the svn:externals property on the 'ext' folder so that the
> url points to 'tags/1.0.1'. Then, run an 'svn up' on the root wc folder.
> With an 1.4.x client, the externals folder would correctly switch over
> to the new URL, *including* all the subfolders.
> But with the latest version from trunk, this is not the case. Only the
> external folder itself points to the new URL after the update. All its
> subfolders will still point to the old URL of the external.
> Stefan

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Fri Jun 8 19:03:41 2007

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