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Re: Newbie from CVS: Issue checking out from tag

From: Eric Hanchrow <offby1_at_blarg.net>
Date: 2005-09-27 16:50:58 CEST

>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Caplan <michael.caplan@htc.ca> writes:

    Michael> Hi, I just converted a CVS repository with cvs2svn (ver
    Michael> 1.3.0), and I am having an issue checking out a
    Michael> repository from a marked tag. I'm probably overlooking
    Michael> something really obvious, but my searches through the
    Michael> docs and mailing lists has come up dry.

    Michael> if I do a svn list --verbose
    Michael> file:///htc/svn/ignitionweb_base/tags

    Michael> I get a list of all available tags:

    Michael> ... 3514 ? Sep 20 14:33 RELEASE_3_3_2_BUILD_2/ ...

    Michael> If I want to checkout RELEASE_3_3_2_BUILD_2 I do a:

    Michael> svn checkout
    Michael> file:///htc/svn/ignitionweb_base/tags/RELEASE_3_3_9_BUILD_2
    Michael> ignitionweb_base

    Michael> This finishes off with the following note:

    Michael> ... Checked out revision 3524.

    Michael> The confusing part is that RELEASE_3_3_2_BUILD_2 is
    Michael> marked as revision 3514 (see above), where 3524 is the
    Michael> last revision to the trunk. What am I doing wrong here?

I think your problem is that you're assuming that 3524 is
significantly different from 3514, whereas in reality it's (probably)
the same. http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#globalrev explains a
little.
 

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