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Re: Strange svnversion -c behavior (mixed revision output)

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2006-01-18 12:24:43 CET

On 2006-01-16 09:20:51 +1100, Ed Hillmann wrote:
> The online doco has some examples:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.ref.svnversion.re.html

No examples for -c.

> A mixed revision is where the directory and it's
> subdirectories are in a state where they have multiple
> revisions.
> So, Directory A was updated at revision 1. I go into
> a child directory and update it so it's now reflecting
> revision 2. If I haven't updated Directory A, it will
> still only have been updated at Revision 1.

All this is irrelevant.

> And, if you look at the help for svnversion, the -c
> instructs the command to use the "last changed rather
> than the current"

Yes, but I thought it would only use that for output (doing something
like: group all files that have the same current revision and for each
group, find the last changed revision).

> So, you've just come across a working copy which has a
> complex version number. That's all.

It doesn't.

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