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From Eric Johnson <>
Subject Re: Checkout through link ignores rev parameter
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:38:59 GMT
What version of the Subversion client & server are you using?


On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 10:54 AM, Dalton, Bill (GE Energy Connections) <> wrote:

> We have projects which share some of the files in the subversion folders
> but not all.  So, those projects put their files into separate folders.
> One of the pairs of folders contains the actual files.  The other folder of
> the pair has subversion links which point to the actual files in the other
> folder.  This strategy seems to work with only one very important
> exception.  When  the folder with the links is checked out, the actual
> files always return the HEAD version, ignoring the “rev=” parameter.
> Specifically, there are two folder in Subversion whose paths are
> “trunk/firmware/cpu_fw/dia” and “trunk/firmware/cpu_fw_vx7/dia”.  Most of
> the files in the cpu_fw_vx7/dia folder (that is, all of the shared files)
> are links which point to the corresponding file in the cpu_fw/dia folder.
> If the cpu_fw_vx7/dia folder is updated with a “svn update -r 17905
> –non-interactive –force svnRepos/trunk/firmware/cpu_fw_vx7/dia” command,
> it will always fetch the HEAD revision, instead of the 17905 revision.

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