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Re: svn:externals checkout/ls question

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-30 16:00:52 CET

On 1/30/07, webmaster@gravity-design.de <webmaster@gravity-design.de> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
>
> I'm wondering if it is possible to only checkout an externally linked
> resource.
>
> trunk/component_local
> trunk/component_external linked via svn:externals
>
> If I now checkout trunk completely, it's fine and the externally linked
> resource gets checked out as well.
> However:
> svn co file:///svnpath/trunk/component_external
>
> fails and also svn ls to file:///svnpath/trunk shows only component_local
> and not the stuff linked via svn:propset. I guess that's just a limitation
> in svn ls not caring for the props.
>
> Is it at least possible to checkout only component_external? Maybe I'm
> just misunderstanding something, but I didn't get it to work.

trunk/component_external doesn't actually "exist" in the repository.
Instead, when you create your working copy, it's created by pulling in
content from the URL which svn:externals points to.

Check out the URL which your external points at.

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