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RE: strange behavior in svn co

From: Gale, David <David.Gale_at_Hypertherm.com>
Date: 2006-07-26 15:51:13 CEST

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.
>
> -Joseph Dunn

Check out peg revisions in the book. What you want to do is "svn co
<folder>@X".

-David

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