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Re: Export a specific revision gets older stuff also...

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2016 15:29:50 +0200

On 31.07.2016 02:46, Paul Tracey wrote:
> I have been using SVN for about 10 years, and have got used to its
> quirks. My latest issue has got me stumped. I am trying to recreate a
> live issue, by exporting a specific revision of our software. I am
> exporting the entire folder structure, which is very deep. However,
> even though I provide an old revision, it gets stuff that wasn't
> added until after that revision. How can that be?
>
> One such problem is in a folder nested several layers deep. If I
> export just that folder with the same revision, it does it correctly,
> as I expect. However, if I do it at the higher folder, it gets this
> folder, as above, but also a sub-folder that was only added in a much
> later revision, even though I specified the same revision.
>
> I am puzzled.

Is that folder maybe included via svn:externals property?
If you don't set a revision to an external, it always defaults to HEAD.

Stefan

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