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Re: bug in Subversion, or do I have unreasonable expectations?

From: A.T.Hofkamp <a.t.hofkamp_at_tue.nl>
Date: 2005-09-20 09:46:34 CEST

Phillip Susi wrote:
> Add me to the list of people who don't get peg revisions. It seems to
> me that when you specify revision x to checkout, it should look in the
> repository under revision x, not the head, and check out the files it

Hello all,

I also have yet to encounter the use-of-peg-revisions (and I doubt whether I
will 'get it' the first time, but it seems to me that a lot of confusion is
created by the -r rev option, which seems to work a lot like CVS -r with the
attached assumed semantics which don't fully match.

As a suggestion, would it be a good idea to drop the -r option and have users
always use peg revisions?
Then you have a totally different look and feel of getting old revisions with
a lot less possibilities for confusion.

Just a thought,
Albert

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