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Re: svn status --show-updates does not mark file externals with '*' when there is a new revision available on the server

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:41:36 +0200

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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Johan Corveleyn [mailto:jcorvel_at_gmail.com]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 14. August 2013 22:20
> An: Piontek Mark
> Cc: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: svn status --show-updates does not mark file externals with '*' when there is a new revision available on the server
>
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 12:00 PM, Piontek Mark <mpiontek_at_de.pepperl-fuchs.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>>
>>
>> I already searched the open isssues list for "svn status
>> --show-update" but didn't find anything relating to my problem.
>>
>>
>>
>> In my project I have files externals which are included by
>> svn:externals like this:
>>
>>
>>
>> ^/OtherProjectsA/trunk/FolderA/src/foo.c
>> src/FolderA/SubFolderA/foo.c
>>
>> ^/OtherProjectsA/trunk/FolderA/src/foo.h
>> src/FolderA/SubFolderA/foo.h
>>
>>
>>
>> I also have external folders which are included by svn:externals like this:
>>
>>
>>
>> ^/OtherProjectsB/trunk/FolderB/SubFolderB src/mockup
>>
>>
>>
>> SubFolderB contains files bar.c and bar.h
>>
>>
>>
>> In case external files are modified in the repository, svn status
>> --show-updates only marks modified files which are included from
>> external folders (bar.c and bar.h) with '*', but ignores those
>> included as file externals (foo.c and foo.h).
>>
>> Shouldn't modified files included by file externals get an '*' in column 7?
>>
>>
>>
>> I am not subscribed to this mailing list and would appreciate being
>> explicitly Cc:ed in any responses. Thanks very much.
>>
>
> Sounds like a new issue to me. But: what version of svn? Have you tried the latest release (1.8.1)?
>
> --
> Johan
>

On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 1:26 PM, Piontek Mark
<mpiontek_at_de.pepperl-fuchs.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> a short test with the latest release of server, version 1.8.1 (r1503906) compiled Jul 22 2013, 18:46:03 on x86-microsoft-windows gives the same results.
>

I can understand that this is expected to work, because one expects
file externals to behave similarly to dir externals. But I'm not
really sure if file externals were designed to do this.

Can you perhaps check with some older clients (1.7, maybe also 1.6),
to at least see if this is a regression or "it has always been like
that".

-- 
Johan
Received on 2013-08-16 13:42:31 CEST

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