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Re: updating to dates

From: Kevin Puetz <puetzk_at_puetzk.org>
Date: 2005-05-01 16:27:22 CEST

Philip M. Gollucci wrote:

> I've read the HTML docs for 1.1 on the subversion webpage.
> valid options:
> -r [--revision] arg : ARG (some commands also take ARG1:ARG2
> range)
> A revision argument can be one of:
> "{" DATE "}" revision at start of the
> date
>
> Say for instance I have the mod_perl2 code checked out.
>
> Why does this command not work ?
>
> >svn update -r {2005-04-05}

try svn update -r '{2005-04-05}'

Your shell probably does brace expansion (many do, though most only if
there's multiple comma-separated items in the braces).

> svn: Syntax error in revision argument '2005-04-05'

Note that the braces were lost.

> As far as I can tell this is the date format used in the manual. What
> am I missing ?
>
> Thanks in advance.

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