[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Sparse directories and svn:externals

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-07-03 22:23:11 CEST

"Jorge Uriarte Aretxaga" <jorge.uriarte@omelas.net> writes:
> Mmhhh... I can't upgrade the real server, no way. Upgrading our 250K-revision
> repo to 1.4.3 has been a recent enough struggle with the "IT Crowd", and even
> it worked quite good (just some mod_authz_svn tricks), I don't think they
> enjoyed the process at all :-)
>
> I think I'll try to create a testing script against a local svn://
> repo as soon as I get trunk to compile again.

You can use 'svnsync' to mirror the main server into your test
repository, so you're testing with the same data at least.

> The question still remains, though... what's the intended behaviour?
> I'd love to hear that externals are to be slightly upgraded toward
> first-citizen status in svn, but I'm fearing it will no be like that...

No, the svn:externals problems that were there before are still there;
the sparse-directories support is mostly unrelated to svn:externals.

Best,
-Karl

-- 
Subversion support & consulting  <>  http://producingoss.com/consulting.html
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Tue Jul 3 22:23:12 2007

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.