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RE: --ignore-externals option for "svn copy"

From: Scott Palmer <Scott_at_digital-rapids.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 12:49:13 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: C. Michael Pilato [mailto:cmpilato_at_collab.net]
> Sent: January 29, 2009 12:32 PM
> To: Scott Palmer
> Cc: dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: --ignore-externals option for "svn copy"
>
> Scott Palmer wrote:
> > Is there a technical reason that there is no “—ignore-exernals”
> option
> > for “svn copy”?
>
> I'd guess it was a combination of unforeseen need, perhaps with a dash
> of "do you have ANY IDEA how PAINFUL it would be to implement that for
> REPOS-to-REPOS copies?!" Probably wouldn't be too hard to implement
> for WC-to-WC and REPOS-to-WC copies, though.

Why would anything need to be done for REPO-REPO copies? In that case the property is copied but there is no "processing" to be done when copying to a repo. Svn:externals only matter when the target is a WC - right?

Regards,

Scott

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