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Re: [Issue 1829] Make svn cp update wholly contained svn:externals

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-04-14 21:25:22 CEST

On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 04:30:39PM -0000, kfogel@tigris.org wrote:
> I think a better solution might be to allow an explicit "relative" specifier in
> the right side of an externals value, for example:
> $ svn pget svn:externals http://someserver/svn/trunk/dir2/dirB
> dir2Bi ../dir2Ai
> dir2Bii ../dir1A
> dir2Bext http://anotherserver/svn/trunk/foo

See my suggestion for how to do this another way... Which would be less
specific to externals and probably would satisfy the people wanting


Then you could use something like (from the example from the above


The difference here is that it would require client side configuration.
Which might be good in the case where clients might want to be able to
use different repository access methods.

The exact syntax of specifying an alias isn't set. In later thinking
I've thought pers::dir2Ai or alias://pers/dir2Ai, though the latter
would be probably too long to satisfy the $SVNROOT people.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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