Heads-up: brand new RPM version about to hit rawhide
a.badger at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 15:36:31 UTC 2008
Andreas Ericsson wrote:
> But the URL is not immutable. You wouldn't believe the number of people
> have come to the git-list to complain about git-svn not properly importing
> svn repositories simply because the layout has changed since the repository
> was first started, or because it was moved one directory up, or some branch
> was deleted after having been used to tag something from. SVN is fragile
> has no way of canonically naming a commit. URL+Rev doesn't cut it, since
> URL can change (and so can rev, but only in insane cases).
That's a misunderstanding of SVN.
The URL at a revision cannot change without filtering the repository
(which you could do with any SCM if you understand the internal
You're seeing URLs change between revisions. IE: revision 10 has
file:///trunk/foo/README.txt revision 11 has file:///foo/trunk/README.txt
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