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Re: checkout by date gives wrong version of repo

From: Larry Shatzer, Jr. <larrys_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 14:34:04 -0600

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 2:29 PM, Ryan Schmidt <
subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:

> [snip]
> Ok, yes, that's exactly the scenario I was talking about. This repository
> was probably created by "svnadmin load"ing various other repositories, so
> the revisions are not in chronological order, so the "-r{date}" syntax will
> not be reliable with this repository. As I understand it, "-r{date}" does a
> binary search across all revisions to find the target revision; if any
> revision is not in order, this will cause some searches to return incorrect
> results.

See http://apache.org/dev/version-control.html#date-revisions
Received on 2008-10-01 22:34:32 CEST

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