[MPlayer-users] svn checkout for a given revision - external objects

The Wanderer inverseparadox at comcast.net
Wed Aug 6 12:21:47 CEST 2008

Roberto Malinverni wrote:

> I need to checkout a particular svn revision of MPlayer - I know how
> to do it, but I realized that the external objects that are fetched
> and put into the MPlayer tree are always update at their newest
> versions. It is possible when "svn co -r xxxxx" MPlayer to checkout
> the external objects revisions that were current when the MPlayer
> revision was at xxxxx?

Not automatically, no; this is a limitation of Subversion. The only way
I know of is to find out the date of the MPlayer revision you need, then
find out what revision of the external tree corresponds to that date,
then update the external tree to that date by hand.

       The Wanderer

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