[TYPO3-core] OT: Strange(?) SVN behaviour

Michael Stucki michael at typo3.org
Wed Jul 12 22:44:25 CEST 2006

Hi Peter,

>>>> Fine, so we are using revision 1606, right? So let's make an update:
>>> afaik this ^^ only means the main directory is on this revision 1606.
>>> since info is not recursive(!) subdirectories might be on a different
>>> revision?
>> Well, I'm quite sure you are wrong here.
> No, if it's wrong then svn docs are wrong. ;)

OK, I was wrong :-)

>> In SVN, a revision reflects the state
>> of _all_ files and directories combined together. One change in a single
>> file causes a new revision number for the whole project.
> correct. But if you do
> ----------------------------------------
> pn at oregon:/usr/local/typo3_src_branch_4_0$ svn up
> typo3/sysext/cms/tslib/class.tslib_content.php
> U    typo3/sysext/cms/tslib/class.tslib_content.php
> Aktualisiert zu Revision 1618.
> -----------------------------------------
> how should the parent directory know that you updated a child? (svn info
> is not recursive)

That may happen of course, true.

>> Obviously my version (1.2.3) is outdated. I'll try updating...
> eehmm, sry '--show-updates'

Or even shorter: '-u'

Interesting, thanks for the information.

- michael
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