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Re: exported files are not of the selected revision

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-19 18:00:10 CEST

Ferry Barrois wrote:

> I see the following strange behaviour:
>
> I have a repos with trunk/, branches/,tags/.
> The latest revision is e.g 77 in trunk/
> The latest revision in /branches/test is 75

Those are the revisions those folders were last changed (i.e. the 'last
committed revision').

> Now I like to to export some revision from the repository
> and open the Export dialog.
> I enter the desired revision number e.g.76 and press Ok, however the
> mistake I made was that I selected not /trunk but some
> branch , e.g. branches/test123 as URL
>
> Now the operation completes and says "Completed at revision 76".

That's what you asked for.

> However after checking the files, not revision 76 is exported but the
> highest revision of the branch: 75.
> To me it appears that exporting rev76 went Ok , but i ended up with
> rev75! This can be very dangerous IMHO!

No, you ended up with revision 76 as the dialog told you. You just
didn't change branches/test123 in revision 76 so it is the same as
revision 75.

> When I try to export a rev from /trunk which is above the HEAD (77 in my
> case) then I get an error that the revision doesn't exist.
> However i don't get any notification when making the above described
> mistake of selecting the wrong URL.

You don't get an error because in revision 76 the URL existed - it just
didn't change in that revision.

Stefan

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