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Re: svn copy not updating Last Changed Rev

From: Jon DeVree <jadevree_at_mtu.edu>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 18:47:31 -0400

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 18:15:19 -0400, Bob Archer wrote:
> You don't show what your pwd is when you do these commands. but I think the default range is 1:BASE if you are in a working copy. Does the log change if you use:
> svn log -r HEAD :///tmp/svn-repo/branches/mine/fil

Good question, I was using the repository URLs just to be sure of cases
like this, but apparently that isn't enough. I have gone back and
confirmed that this occurs even when I'm outside of a working copy.

In fact, it occured to me that this should be visible on any public
subversion repository that used a server side svn copy operation. Even
the repository of svn itself:

Here is the most recent log entry for the build subdirectory of
subversion in the 1.6.9 tag:

svn log --stop-on-copy http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/tags/1.6.9/build
r901401 | hwright | 2010-01-20 17:08:30 -0500 (Wed, 20 Jan 2010) | 1

Tag 1.6.9 release with svn_version.h matching tarball.

But if you request svn info on the same URL it shows a different
revision as the most recent change:

$ svn info http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/tags/1.6.9/build | grep ^Last
Last Changed Author: hwright
Last Changed Rev: 884204
Last Changed Date: 2009-11-25 12:23:50 -0500 (Wed, 25 Nov 2009)

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