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Re: subversion issue 2516

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:42:30 -0400

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 9:36 AM, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>

> Jörg Rebenstorf wrote:
> > I have a suggestion for a solution of issue 2516 [...]
> First, let me quote the summary line and URL of issue 2516, for easier
> reference:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2516
> "--revision option is not forwarded to svn:externals references"
> [...]
> > The new access option should update the working copy of the primary
> > target "PATH..." and its externals to a certain inter-repository
> > consistent state, that is, to update the primary target and all of its
> > externals content to their appropriate version at a certain point in
> > time.
> > The new access method shall be an additional command-line option, for
> > example "--sync-externals", for the svn client tool's update command
> > like:

Why do we even need to introduce a new option here? What would be
controversial about just doing this automatically (for externals from the
same repository that do not specify a revision in the external)?

Isn't this just the expected and desired behavior?

Mark Phippard
Received on 2015-08-26 15:42:46 CEST

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