incorrect revision number for imported SVN

Asked by PTTools Support on 2011-05-20

launchpad had a difficult time importing several months ago to lp:mosesdecoder.

The repository updates fine, but the lp revision number does not match the revision. There's an offset of 1,855 revisions. I.e. lp 2126 = sf 3981. Is there a way to correct the lp revision?


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William Grant (wgrant) said : #1

Subversion's revision numbers are global across the whole repository, while Bazaar's are local within a particular branch. There are only 2126 revisions in trunk's mainline history.

Is there a way to force the Bazaar revision to report the same as the original SVN revision?

William Grant (wgrant) said : #3

You should see "svn revno: 1234 (on /trunk)" in the output of "bzr log" if you have bzr-svn installed. You can also do eg. "bzr diff -csvn:1234" to see the changes in svn r1234.

Stefan Handschuh (handschuh) said : #4

So the answer to #2 is 'no'?!

This is also a bit confusing, if one is using the revision number in recipes for daily builds.

Apparently. I created this branch and gave up trying to use it because revision offset makes it impossible for me to track changes with the original. Sad.

Best Max Bowsher (maxb) said : #6

Yes, the answer to #2 is 'no'.

Subversion and Bazaar are quite differently structured, and define the concept of a revision number in different ways. Mercurial has yet another different definition of revision number.

Then this branch is useless for my purposes.