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Re: Recursive externals checkout

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 18:58:23 +0100

On 23.03.2012 18:23, Matthew Fletcher wrote:
> Hi
>
> I've been playing with externals and managed to make this happen,
> probably incorrect externals usage, but it did look like the checkout
> would go on forever.
>
> Server and client using svn 1.7.4 (Tortoise 1.7.6), i have not
> checked the command line client behaviour. I've attached my working
> copy for reference.

What else did you expect to happen?
You've set an external on folder1 to folder2, but folder2 has an
external to folder1. That's a recursive setup. And so the checkout
recurses indefinitely.

Garbage in -> garbage out.
That's the way it is.

Stefan

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