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Re: Unable to parse reversed revision range

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2009 12:41:02 +0100

I (Julian Foad) wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 16:34 -0500, Paul Burba wrote:
> > I have been unable to replicate this problem, but with Brian's help
> > have determined that it doesn't exist in 1.6.0 Release Candidate 3
> > (and presumably trunk). The error still occurs with 1.5.7 Dev
> > however. I am still trying to figure out what needs to be backported
> > from trunk to 1.5.x to fix this [...]
> Hi Paul and others. I am looking at this problem for a client.
> Obviously upgrading to 1.6.x will be a recommended fix. In case
> upgrading is not a good solution for some other reason, I'd be
> interested to know if (a) you were ever able to reproduce this and (b)
> if there is any identified cause or fix.

I am able to reproduce the problem with a 1.5.x client
(^/branches/1.5.x/@38201) by using the recipe at

Some significant revisions of that repository are:

r1 | jablko | 2007-10-03 19:55:01 +0100 (Wed, 03 Oct 2007) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   A /branches
   A /tags
   A /trunk

Create default structure.

r1426 | jablko | 2008-10-02 17:50:57 +0100 (Thu, 02 Oct 2008) | 3 lines
Changed paths:
   A /qubit (from /trunk:1425)
   D /trunk

First step in vendor branches repository reorganization: Rename trunk to
make room for new parent trunk directory.

r1427 | jablko | 2008-10-02 18:32:35 +0100 (Thu, 02 Oct 2008) | 6 lines
Changed paths:
   D /qubit
   A /trunk
   A /trunk/qubit (from /qubit:1426)

   M /trunk/qubit/lib/vendor
   A /trunk/qubit/lib/vendor/symfony
   A /trunk/qubit/lib/vendor/symfony/CHANGELOG
   A /trunk/qubit/lib/vendor/[...]
   A /trunk/qubit/lib/vendor/symfony/test/unit/yaml/sfYamlParserTest.php

   D /trunk/qubit/patches/component-class-name.patch
   D /trunk/qubit/patches/[...]
   D /trunk/qubit/patches/yaml-inline.patch

   A /trunk/symfony
   A /trunk/symfony/vendor
   A /trunk/symfony/vendor/CHANGELOG
   A /trunk/symfony/vendor/[...]
   A /trunk/symfony/vendor/test/unit/yaml/sfYamlParserTest.php

Finish vendor branches repository reorganization:
Add new parent trunk directory and make qubit and symfony its children.
Initial symfony vendor drop from:
Remove symfony Subversion externals property and copy symfony vendor
branch to qubit.
Apply patches to qubit symfony branch and remove the obsolete patches.

r2414 | jablko | 2009-04-25 06:03:59 +0100 (Sat, 25 Apr 2009) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   A /PHP_CodeSniffer (from /trunk/PHP_CodeSniffer:2413)
   A /drupal (from /trunk/drupal:2413)
   A /qubit (from /trunk/qubit:2413)
   A /sfThumbnailPlugin (from /trunk/sfThumbnailPlugin:2413)
   A /symfony (from /trunk/symfony:2413)
   D /trunk
   A /yui (from /trunk/yui:2413)

First step in repository reorganization, move children of trunk to root
and delete trunk

r2415 | jablko | 2009-04-25 06:33:27 +0100 (Sat, 25 Apr 2009) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   D /qubit
   A /trunk (from /qubit:2414)

Finish repository reorganization

r2550 | jablko | 2009-05-13 17:42:21 +0100 (Wed, 13 May 2009) | 2 lines
Changed paths:
   A /branches/dcb (from /trunk:2549)

Create Digital Collection Builder branch


I confirm the following:
$ svn co -r 2575 http://qubit-toolkit.googlecode.com/svn/branches/dcb
$ cd dcb
$ svn merge http://qubit-toolkit.googlecode.com/svn/trunk
svn: Unable to parse reversed revision range '1427-1426'

I have written the attached test script to try to mimic this series of
events but I have missed something because the test script doesn't fail.

- Julian


  • application/x-shellscript attachment: test1.sh
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