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Re: checkout by date gives wrong version of repo

From: Christian Bird <cabird_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 14:46:34 -0700

Thank you. So if I parse the xml log output I should be able to match
dates to the nearest revision and checkout by that revision right?

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Larry Shatzer, Jr. <larrys_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Christian Bird
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