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Re: fetching older repo snapshots

From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday_at_crashcourse.ca>
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2008 19:17:11 -0400

Quoting Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>:

> On Sep 13, 2008, at 4:54 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> from http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.tour.history.html:
>> "In addition to all of the previous commands, you can use svn
>> update and svn checkout with the --revision option to take an
>> entire working copy ?back in time?: [7]
>> $ svn checkout -r 1729 # Checks out a new working copy at r1729
>> ?
>> $ svn update -r 1729 # Updates an existing working copy to r1729
>> ?
>> "
>> first, are those two variations exactly equivalent? is there a
>> reason to choose one over the other?
> "svn checkout" checks out a new working copy.
> "svn update" updates an existing working copy.

i realize that, but my question was in the context of resyncing a
working copy to a specific revision and whether, in that context,
the above two operations were functionally *exactly* equivalent,
and i believe we've established that, yes, they are.


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