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Re: strange behavior in svn co

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-07-26 15:41:22 CEST

On Jul 26, 2006, at 00:08, Joseph Dunn wrote:

> I recently tried to check out an old version of a directory from my
> repository and found that I couldn't. Months ago I deleted this
> directory using svn del, so I looked up which revision it was still
> around in and then attempted to do an svn co --revision=X. Instead of
> checking out the directory it complains about not being able to
> find it
> in the head revision.
> Interestingly, I can create an empty directory in the repository at
> the
> same path, check out the now empty directory, then "update" back to
> the
> revision I want. Thinking this is a bug.
> I've attached a bash script that reproduces the simplest case I could
> come up with. Check it for exact details.

Please read about the difference between peg and operative revisions.
You are specifying the operative revision when you need to be
specifying the peg revision.


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