Checkout through link ignores rev parameter
From: Dalton, Bill (GE Energy Connections) <Bill.Dalton_at_ge.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:59:19 +0000
Thanks very much Johan. This clears up a lot.
We know how we would want it to work. I'm guessing that if we need it "fixed", that we would need to get the souce, make our fix, and build our own version? That has the advantage of giving us control on how it works for us, but makes updating to future versions complicated and risky.
On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 2:23 PM, Dalton, Bill (GE Energy Connections) <Bill.Dalton_at_ge.com> wrote:
No, the issue I referred you to, SVN-2516  is not fixed, not even in trunk. It's status in JIRA is "open", and I think that's correct.
Also: externals are quite different from unix symlinks. For starters, they are a working-copy-only thing ... the server doesn't know / understand the link. It only sees a property ("svn:externals"), but it doesn't interpret nor understand this property. It's just the svn client which does some extra work when it sees such an svn:externals property, by pulling in the extra items from the pointed-to repository location into the working copy.
-- JohanReceived on 2017-01-25 16:59:43 CET
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