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Re: Thoughts on user issues and how to attract the CVS user base...

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-17 21:16:12 CEST

"Yanghui Bian" <ybi@vitesse.com> writes:

> Both "svn update" and "svn checkout" work perfectly. SVN
> updates/checkouts the external modules.
> When I run "svn status", it only give the status of the root module.

It is a known bug that svn:externals do not work with 'svn status' or
'svn commit'. It's an unfinished feature at the moment.

> A more complicated issue is about the TAG/Branch. If I make a tag on
> the root module, What should SVN do to the external modules? Will
> it be difficult for Subversion to checkout the snap with both root
> and external modules of the tagged revision?

If you make a tag or branch, the newly copied directory will still
have the same svn:externals property, so it will continue to check out
the exact same externals.

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