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Re: Bug in 1.9.0 with externals and update to head revision

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:45:31 +0200

On 31.08.2015 15:25, Daniel Kling wrote:
> Just to try it, I just downgraded back to 1.8.12, Build 26645 - 64
> Bit and that works exactly as I want it to. I really do think there
> is some kind of problem with externals in 1.9.0.

It works as it should, but it may not be what you expect :)

In 1.8, the externals were always pegged to the HEAD revision. That
usually works fine, but in some special situations, this lead to
non-working checkouts of the tag.
In 1.9, the 'last committed rev' of the external is used instead of
HEAD. That's the correct revision to peg the external to, but that means
almost all externals are pegged to a different revision, not all to the
same (HEAD).

The result (a checkout of the tag you want to create) is the same: the
file content of the externals are the very same, only the peg revision
is different.

Stefan

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