On 6-Dec-05, at 4:35 PM, Matthew Wheaton wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> I see what you're saying about svn:externals. However, from my
> reading, and my testing observations, you cannot use svn:externals
> to do branches and tags, because the copies that are in the branch
> or tag are just a copy of the svn:external properties identified in
> the original folder.
> So, if you "check-out" the tag you just made from the svn:externals
> dir, and make a change to the files in the tag, then those changes
> are reflected back in the baseline or trunk code.
> That is definitely not a desired "feature".
> Am I misunderstanding what you're doing?
No, you're understanding exactly why I wrote " I only wish that
svn:internals or some other equivalent for server-side symbolic links
would get implemented so this would work a bit better."
What you can do is write a script to get "svn info" on all of these
"external" folders and copy them all under a single tag.
Received on Wed Dec 7 09:37:56 2005