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Re: Consistent revision when retrieving from repository

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-18 11:21:10 CEST

On 10/18/05, Simon Large <simon@skirridsystems.co.uk> wrote:
> So in summary:
> For a single target (file or folder), both SVN CLI and TSVN guarantee
> update to a single revision, so no special handling is required.
> For multiple targets in the same repository, SVN CLI does separate
> updates to HEAD, so the targets may end up at different revs. TSVN
> provides a workaround for this specific multiple target problem by first
> finding HEAD for that repository, then updating the targets to that
> explicit revision.
> I don't know but I would guess that if the target includes externals
> then all bets are off. Each external target is updated independently
> (even if it is in the same repository). Is that correct?

Yes, correct. If you want to update the externals, you have to specify
the revision in the external URL itself:
folder -rXXX url

> One other question remains: Suppose I select 4 folders A, B, C & D. A,
> B & C are all from repository X, and D is from repository Y. Does TSVN's
> update guarantee that A, B & C will be updated to the same revision in
> this case?

No, the TSVN workaround only works if all targets are from the same repository.


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