[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Externals path display

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefan.fuhrmann_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:18:28 +0200

That has been a fresh checkout with /trunk from about 1 week ago
and the command line has been copied verbatim into my post.

The only special circumstance here is that the external repositories
were not available during checkout. Maybe those errors interfered
with table contents being written?

-- Stefan^2.

On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:

> There is as far as I can tell no code in Subversion that can generate ../
> style paths from an abspath for you. Are you sure this is how you
> invoked ‘svn’ or did you invoke ‘svn' via a similar ../ path (maybe via a
> script)? It should show paths in exactly the same way as you provided them
> to svn.
>
> Otherwise I would guess that the externals table somehow contains an
> invalid path format.
>
> Bert
>
> Sent from Windows Mail
>
> *From:* Stefan Fuhrmann
> *Sent:* Friday, April 12, 2013 1:07 PM
> *To:* Subversion Development
>
> Hi,
>
> While playing around with large working copies, I discovered
> that we display externals as rather odd relative paths:
>
> /home/stefan/develop/trunk$ ./subversion/svn/svn st /mnt/hdds/apache
> X ../../../../mnt/hdds/apache/lucene/pylucene/tags/pylucene_3_0_2/jcc
> X ../../../../mnt/hdds/apache/lucene/pylucene/tags/pylucene_3_0_3/jcc
> X ../../../../mnt/hdds/apache/lucene/pylucene/tags/pylucene_3_1_0/jcc
>
> So, they are given relative to the current path, but I had expected
> them to be relative to the working copy root. Maybe the outermost
> working copy root in case of nested externals.
>
> -- Stefan^2.
>
> --
> *Join one of our free daily demo sessions on* *Scaling Subversion for the
> Enterprise <http://www.wandisco.com/training/webinars>*
>
> *
>
>
> *
>

-- 
*Join one of our free daily demo sessions on* *Scaling Subversion for the
Enterprise <http://www.wandisco.com/training/webinars>*
*
*
Received on 2013-04-12 16:18:59 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.