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Re: Link Branches

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 16:47:38 -0600

On Nov 6, 2008, at 04:11, Benjamin Peter wrote:

> In a different version control system I got in contact with had
> this feature where you could create branches
> but the files where still linked to each other. Changes to one
> branch where automatically performed on the
> linked branches/files too.
>
> Those links where kept until you explicitly specified to break that
> link, in case you want that feature
> not to be included in the stable branch for example.
>
> I think this feature is very usefull in times when you have a new
> development branch but in the
> testing phase a lot of fixes are done for both, the "stable" and
> development branch.
>
> Is such a thing possible in svn? Do you think this is something
> useful?

The only possibly related idea in Subversion would be externals:

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.advanced.externals.html

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