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RE: pin externals when creating a copy from specific revision

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:22:27 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Kueng [mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: maandag 16 februari 2015 20:01
> To: Subversion Development
> Subject: pin externals when creating a copy from specific revision
> Hi,
> I'm still doing some testing with the new --pin-externals feature, and I
> found a situation which I'm not sure should be handled that way:
> imagine the repo is at r100. Now if one does a
> svn copy http://server/trunk http://server/branches/b1 -r50 --pin-externals
> then all externals get pinned at r100. But shouldn't in-repo externals
> get pinned to r50 instead? At least in this kind of copy, I think those
> externals should get pinned to r50?

I can see your reasoning but this is the same behavior as an svn checkout of the same revision, so changing it will introduce a new/different issue... And this is the same thing as we would do as to externals pointing to other repositories.

> Also, the svn_client_copy6 API misses the SVN_DEPRECATED macro.

Thanks... added that in r1660183.

Received on 2015-02-16 20:22:59 CET

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