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Re: Creating complex tag with mixed revisions fails

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-05-13 11:37:36 CEST


> I am trying to create a complex tag from a working copy where some files
> are
> backdated to older revisions. This feature is described in the subversion
> book (chapter 4 "Branching And Merging", section "Tags", subsection
> "Creating a Complex Tag") but it seems not to work. I read the
> documentation
> again and again but cannot find a mistake in the way I do it:

[note: I haven't done this myself yet]

You could try to backdate the file by running 'svn cp -r REPOS WC' and
committing that. That way svn knows the file has intentionally been

> 3. Backdating file "perftool.pm" from rev 2 to older revision 1 (svn
> update):
> $ svn update -r 1 perftool.pm
> U perftool.pm
> Updated to revision 1.

> 5. Making a snapshot of the whole working copy by creating a tag (svn copy
> WC -> URL) fails now:
> $ ls
> ./ ../ myproject/
> $ svn copy myproject svn://myhost/SVNPSNK3/myproject/tags/release1
> -m "Release 1 with old perftool"
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Out of date:
> '/myproject/tags/release1/oracle/directory/perftool.pm' in transaction
> '16'



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