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Re: client error trying to check out revision

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-01 19:10:42 CET

On 3/1/07, dennis <dennis@works4me.com> wrote:
> running centos 4.4 (same as rhel 4.4) svn version information follows
> the problem description.
>
> I am just trying to check out an older version of a file, and I can't
> seem to make it happen.
>
> $ svn co --revision 671 reg_moms.manager.php
> svn: Client error in parsing arguments
> $ svn co -r 671 reg_moms.manager.php
> svn: Client error in parsing arguments
> $ svn checkout -r 671 reg_moms.manager.php
> svn: Client error in parsing arguments
> $ svn checkout --revision "{2007-02-16}" reg_moms.manager.php
> svn: Client error in parsing arguments
>
> Note, I was able to access the svn repository from tortoiseSVN under
> windows and check out the revision I wanted, but why can't I do it from
> linux on the command line?

You aren't passing the URL to the directory where the file is located.
You can't check out individual files, only directories, and you have
to pass a URL, not a bare filename. See svn help co.

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