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RE: svn ls/co -r <rev> does not work on deleted or moved directories

From: Giulio Troccoli <Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 13:32:07 +0000

> Moin,
> Setup:
> 1) create a repo with a few directories
> 2) commit some stuff
> 3) delete a directory at revision 42
> 4) commit some more stuff
> 5) do an svn co -r 41 svn://path/to/deleted/dir
> -> this will fail with a "file/directory not found" error
> Interestingly, using the @ notation
> svn co svn://path/to/deleted/dir_at_41 works fine.
> Same is true for svn ls, using -r<num> in svn:externals
> properties and probably a few other places as well.
> I had a look at the issue tracker but couldnt find any related entry.

That's becuase it's not an issue. It's how it's supposed to work. See

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