Checkout through link ignores rev parameter
From: Dalton, Bill (GE Energy Connections) <Bill.Dalton_at_ge.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:23:05 +0000
Thanks for your response.
When I saw this description, I thought, "Oh yes. That's our problem." However, I think the thread I was looking at said it was fixed in 1.6. Our Subversion server is 1.9.2. Almost all of our agents are 1.9.4. A couple of the agents are 1.7.9. So, it doesn't seem to be the same problem. Or maybe there is a path to get to that failure that wasn't fixed.
Sorry about the terminology. I'm not familiar with how these links are implemented. I have assumed that they were just Unix links. I know that what looks like a file is actually a pointer to another location which contains the actual file.
On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 7:54 PM, Dalton, Bill (GE Energy Connections) <Bill.Dalton_at_ge.com> wrote:
There is no such thing as "Subversion links". I'm assuming you mean "externals" (more specifically "file externals", if I understand correctly). Anyway, I think what you're seeing is this bug (which is very old):
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__issues.apache.org_jira_browse_SVN-2D2516&d=DQIFaQ&c=IV_clAzoPDE253xZdHuilRgztyh_RiV3wUrLrDQYWSI&r=yvIDsFuVzfRgZstZ_Ob6IPM_fQ2qEpHAciKWAEBRKA4&m=-0qjOQDBBuIUbZm-A_V26RoFu154y2XSJeQcuzXre08&s=x63Xj33NLxhT4bGGC8mF51wJaBo54vV0DeQIURY9DKk&e= (--revision option is not forwarded to svn:externals references)
The issue was last updated in 2015, with a reference to a mail thread on the dev-list, containing a design / specs discussion (which unfortunately seems to have stranded):
-- JohanReceived on 2017-01-25 14:23:50 CET
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