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Re: svn mv is loosing revision history

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-09-30 20:47:52 CEST

On 30-Sep-05, at 1:32 PM, Daniel Berlin wrote:
>
>
> It's just that by default (and this has been argued to death. I
> personally believe it is the wrong default behavior), the "peg
> revision"
> is the HEAD, instead of the revision passed by -r.
>
> Thus, you want svn co -r 2 file:///svn/repos/testdir_moved_at_2
>
> That tells it you want to checkout, from revision 2, the file that is
> currently named testdir_moved, using whatever name it had in
> revision 2.

Are you sure about that?

I thought the syntax was supposed to be URL_TO_OLD_FILE@OLD_REV so
that you could find the path using a name that DOESN'T exist in
HEAD. My understanding was that the default behavior was to do name
matching using the HEAD revision unless a peg revision was specified.

Scott

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