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Re: svn update --only-externals?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 16:18:07 -0700

kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com wrote:
> Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> wrote on 06/30/2008 03:17:14 PM:
>> kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com writes:
>>> Problem is, you can't do that the *first* time, right after you have
>>> set the property, since the external-subdir does not yet exist, and
>>> doing an "svn update dir/external-subdir" doesn't give any errors, but
>>> doesn't do anything either...
>> Oh, yup, right.
>>
>> What happens if you just check out the external manually right then? Do
>> future updates (with the svn:externals property set) just handle the
>> subdir transparently?
>
> I had thought of this, but haven't tried it yet. (It just feels dirty.)

That's exactly what the svn client does. It just calls the checkout code.

Blair

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