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Re: svn:externals

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2003-04-24 21:54:38 CEST

> Ah... now I understand what you want. You want to be able to tag your
> project and have it automatically thumbtack-down the revisions of any
> externals hanging off of it.
>
> Well, this definitely won't happen for you right now. My only
> suggestion would be to never track HEAD in an external, either peg
> trunk revisions or use immutable paths (like tags of the external
> project).

Do you think it will happen before beta? This is quite an important
feature (at least for people in my office - they don't want to use
subversion until that works).

> (I say this as a substitute for "svn:externals sucks as a
> not-fully-thought-out hack with a nod toward CVS modules". But don't
> quote me on that.)

May I file an issue for that? Or does one exist already (haven't found one).

Stefan

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