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Re: Re: svn:externals set to tag

From: Michael Wood <mwood_at_its.uct.ac.za>
Date: 2003-09-11 14:49:18 CEST

On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 08:02:49AM -0400, Leeuw van der, Tim wrote:
> Hi,
>
> You can often not equate a tag with a revision on the trunk, because
> often a tag is made from a branch rather than the trunk. That's how
> for instance subversion releases themselves are made.

> So it's not sufficient to have svn:externals pointing to a revision on
> the trunk if you really want the tag, the official released version.

True. In which case, the only way I see to do this is to run "svn
switch" in each external directory after updating the svn:externals
property. (Or delete the external and let svn up re-create it.)

Messy.

-- 
Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za>
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