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Re: svn --ignore-externals broken on checkout?

From: rupert.thurner <rupert.thurner_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 14:07:00 -0700 (PDT)

On Sep 19, 3:05 pm, Philip Martin <philip.mar..._at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> "rupert.thurner" <rupert.thur..._at_gmail.com> writes:
> > with svn-1.6
>
> > svn co --ignore-externalshttps://gar.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/gar/csw/mgar/pkg/subversion
> > cd subverison/trunk
> > ln -s gar ../whatever
> > svn st
> > X       gar
>
> > with svn -1.7 this looks like:
>
> > svn st
> > ?       gar
>
> It's different, but is it 1.6 or 1.7 that is broken?  In 1.7 the
> externals are more completely ignored when --ignore-externals is used,
> so the wc treats gar as unversioned until you run 'svn up' without
> --ignore-externals.

imo, 1.7 is broken. the working copy is not aware that there is an
external, and therefor thinks a folder "gar" in the above example,
created with other means, is new.

rupert.
Received on 2011-09-19 23:07:35 CEST

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